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In Benue Cult war leaves 4 dead

The violence is said to have occurred on Saturday, August 8, 2015, in Makurdi, the state capital.

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A group of cultists arrested in Nigeria (Photo used for illustrative purposes) play

A group of cultists arrested in Nigeria (Photo used for illustrative purposes)

(Nairaland)

Four people have been confirmed dead in Benue State after a clash between rival cult groups.

A group of cultists arrested in Nigeria (Photo used for illustrative purposes) play

A group of cultists arrested in Nigeria (Photo used for illustrative purposes)

(Nairaland)

 

The violence is said to have occurred on Saturday, August 8, 2015, in Makurdi, the state capital.

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Nigerian student cult

(Pulse)

 

The first two persons were killed at the Welfare Quarters area of the town while the remaining two victims were shot dead at the Commissioners Quarters and Wadata areas, Punch reports.

Cult wars have been claiming the lives of many youths in Nigeria. play

Cult wars have been claiming the lives of many youths in Nigeria.

(Total Media Koncept)

 

The incident has been confirmed by the Police Public Relations Officer for the state, Austin Ezeani, who however confirmed only one death while adding that two other persons were injured in the clash.

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