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Gunmen Kill 10 Farmers In Taraba



At least 10 farmers were killed by terrorists at Nyicwu Village, Yangtu Development Area of the Takum Local Government Council of Taraba State.


It was learnt that the attack was carried out on Friday.


The Taraba State Police Command’s Public Relations Officer, Abdullahi Usman, who confirmed the incident on Saturday stated that the assailants killed 10 farmers who were on their way to their fields.


He explained that the assailants escaped after the attack, noting that the Commissioner of Police, Joseph Eribo, had ordered the immediate deployment of an anti-kidnapping team to the area.


"The victims who are all members of the Kuteb ethnic group, were identified as Hope Hassan, Rimamsomtse Lamadi, Holiness Enoch, Rimamtsiki Enoch, Egwu Hassan, Saleh Kyatiki, Ephraim Atenji, Manasseh Atenji, and Hassan Songure.


"The Commissioner of Police Joseph Eribo, has ordered the immediate deployment of an anti-kidnapping team to the area," he said.


Meanwhile, the remains of the victims have been released to their relatives for burial.

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