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Six Persons Killed, Several Others Injured, Houses Set Ablaze In An Attack By Suspected Herdsmen In Taraba State

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At least six people confirmed dead in an attack on Utsua Daa and Baafada villages around Gazabu and Takalafia communities in Bali LGA, Taraba State on by suspected herdsmen.

According to Punch, a relative of one of the victims, Tyokua Ayoo, disclosed that the unknown gunmen suspected to be herdsmen attacked the communities on Thursday afternoon.

While narrating the incident, Ayoo said that many people on the farm fled to Bali town when the suspected herdsmen launched the attack. They didn’t return to their homes for fear of being killed.

“The attack on Utsua Daa Village in Takalafia Ward happened around 10 am and two persons were killed, while that of Baafada in Gazabu and Mambilla Road happened around 2 pm claiming the lives of four persons.”

“One person is missing and several people were injured and houses set ablaze.”

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“Some of those injured are receiving treatment at Santa Maria Catholic hospital in Bali”, the source stated.

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