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Any of the victims of recent herdsmen attacks on villages in Benue State’s Gwer West Local Government Area have been buried in a mass grave.
It can be remembered that on Monday, alleged Fulani herdsmen assaulted Tse Amgbem, Udam near Aondoana, and Agbanu Seghev/Ukuse, all in Gwer West, killing 19 people.
As ordered by Governor Samuel Ortom, the victims were buried on Thursday, May 6, by the Chairman of Gwer-West LG Council, Hon. Mrs Ashi Grace Igbabon.
The batch one mass burial took place at Mbamondu kindred of Vengev community, Udam macro geopolitical zone in Gwer-West, the ancestral home of the victims.
The council boss disclosed that arrangement has been put in place for 2 & 3 of the mass burial to enable her bury other slain victims in Saghev, Mbakyondu and others affected communities in the local government.