Police confirm attacks in Gwer West as 13 killed in one community


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The Benue State Police Command has confirmed attacks by some gunmen on communities in Gwer West Local Government Area of the state.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, Catherine Anene, confirmed the attack on Monday

The police spokesperson said the command was yet to receive full details of the incident.

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Anene said that gunmen in the early hours of Monday attacked Mbamondu and Vengav, in Avihijime council ward in Udam and Tse Amgbem close to Aondona, all in Gwer West Local Government.

She, however, said that the Command was also yet to get full details of the attack on the communities.

Reports had it that 13 people, including children, were killed in a Monday morning attack by suspected herders in Tse Amgbem, a community in Gwer West LGA.

Several people were reportedly injured in the attack and many houses razed.

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