Suspected herdsmen kill 5, burn houses in Adamawa community

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No fewer than five persons were killed in an attack by suspected Fulani herdsmen, on Wednesday night, in Kola community, Guyuk Local Government Area of Adamawa State.

It was gathered that the attackers invaded the town at around 2:00a.m. Wednesday night, killing and burning down houses, while several others were injured.

The Adamawa State Police Command through its police Public Relations Officer, Othman Abubakar, confirmed the attack to newsmen in the state.

Othman said the attack occurred around Mararaba Kola in Guyuk.

“Herdsmen armed with locally made guns attacked Kola, killed a woman and four other men, burnt down seven houses.

“Two other victims, a woman and a man sustained gun wounds,” Othman said.

“Others injured in the attack had been taken to the hospital for treatment and the dead to the mortuary for autopsy,” he added.

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