Herdsmen kill five in Nasarawa

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A Tiv farmer and three members of his family were on Tuesday killed by suspected Fulani herdsmen at Antsa village in Keana local government area of Nasarawa State.

The incident took place just as herdsmen launched another attack on farmers at their farms at Gada-Biu villgage in Obi local government area, killing one person.

At least 20 other persons were seriously wounded in the attack.

Speaking to journalists on the Antsa attack, an eyewitness, Dennis Utsa, said the killings occurred at about 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday.

Utsa said: “As I speak to you, security operatives have been mobilized to the scene to recover the corpses from the farm to Kadarko town.”

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