Three dead as Fulani herdsmen, farmers clash in Benue

Photo: A herdsman pictured with an assault rifle

At least three persons were killed in a renewed clash between Fulani herdsmen and farmers at Akpagodogbo in Otukpa Local Government Area of Benue State.

According to reports, the crisis started on the night of August 9th when cows belonging to the herdsmen strayed into the farmland of residents of the community, destroying farm produces. An argument ensued leading to a fight that has left three people dead with many properties and farm lands destroyed.

Police officers have been drafted to the area to maintain law and other.

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