Violent protest rocks Makurdi, Atiku, Mark, others condemn killings

The killings in Benue State continued on Wednesday as three protesters, who were protesting about the killing of scores of people in six communities in the state by herdsmen, were feared dead in a violent demonstration by some youths in Makurdi, the state capital.

The protest followed the killing of residents of about five communities in the state between Monday and Tuesday by cattle rearers.

No fewer than 20 people were killed and 30 others injured when herdsmen attacked the communities in between the New Year’s Day and Tuesday.

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