In Enugu Fulani herdsmen kill many in early morning attack

The heavily armed attackers were said to have invaded Atakwu community in the Nkanu West Local Government Area early this morning.

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A nomadic man leading a herd of cows.

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Many people have reportedly been killed in an Enugu community after an attack by suspected Fulani herdsmen today, August 25, 2016.

The heavily armed attackers were said to have invaded Atakwu community in the Nkanu West Local Government Area early this morning.

According to Daily Post, the herdsmen shot villagers at sight and left many people, including a seminarian, dead.

“They just came early this morning and started killing people. There is confusion everywhere now; people are running helter-skelter,” a source said.

Fulani herdsmen have been blamed for several attacks in various areas of the country leading to a wave of criticism against the government for failing to address the issue.

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The latest attack is yet to be confirmed by the relevant military authorities.

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