Some suspected killer-herdsmen invaded Mchia village in Mbagber council ward and Mou village in Ukemberagya/Tswarev council ward, in Logo Local Government areas of Benue State, on Wednesday.
One of the residents, who confirmed the attack during an interview said the suspected killer-herdsmen had also in August, attacked several villages in Guma LGA and killed about 20 people.
The Resident said; “They were separate attacks on Mchia and Mou villages but carried out simultaneously leading to the death of 15 people.
“The attackers stormed the villages between 11pm and midnight of Wednesday, twelve people were killed at Mchia community and three people at Mou village with about 13 people injured.’’
The Commissioner of Police, Wale Abass, who confirmed the attack said that 10 people were killed and eight injured.