Suspected Fulani men with AK47 allegedly attack traders returning from market in Nassarawa, 5 killed

Suspected Fulani men with AK47 allegedly attack traders returning from market in Nassarawa, 5 killed

- Men suspected to be Fulani men allegedly attacked a group of traders returning from market

- The traders were reportedly robbed and some were shot

- One of the victim was reportedly one Nwafor, a 33-year old South-East trader

A 33-year-old trader, Nwafor and four other men have been reportedly murdered by suspected Fulani men while returning from a market in Nassarawa state.

The attack according to a Facebook user, Uchechukwu Madu, happened in Lafia, the capital of Nassarawa while the traders where returning from Barkiladi market.

The attackers who were reportedly in possession of AK47 guns allegedly separated their victims according to tribes and reportedly shot five men including Nwafor.

Nwafor and four other men were allegedly shot by the armed men.

Nwafor and four other men were allegedly shot by the armed men.

NAIJ.com gathered that two of the men died instantly while the remaining three allegedly died at Dalhatu Araf specialist hospital, Lafia in Nassarawa state.

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Watch a video of Nwafor's body being prepared for burial:

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Meanwhile, NAIJ.com earlier reported that Linus Ogbeh, a 64-four-year old father of seven and a farmer whose farm is located next to that of Olu Falae, the former secretary to the government of the federation in Ileyo community in lgbatoro area of Akure, Ondo state, was murdered by suspected Fulani herdsmen.

The farmer was found with his chest riddled with bullets after leaving home at 6am on Sunday, June 25, to go fetch cocoyam for his family. Ogbeh never returned home.

His body was eventually discovered by his wife, Roseline and two of the couple’s children in the farmland with cocoyam tubers beside him, after they had waited till 10 a.m for him to return.

Watch this NAIJ.com TV video about the Fulani herdsmen massacre in Southern Kaduna:

Source: Naija.ng

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