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Panic as gunmen attack mourners at the funeral ceremony in Benue, killing four

This was contained in a press release on Sunday, signed by police public relations officer, DSP Catherine Anene, and made available to the Nigerian news agency in Makurdi.

According to The PUNCH, the Benue police command said gunmen attacked and killed four mourners and wounded one in the village of Imande Abur, Mbategh district of the State Logo local government area.

This was contained in a press release on Sunday, signed by police public relations officer, DSP Catherine Anene, and made available to the Nigerian news agency in Makurdi.

According to the statement, three gunmen attacked mourners on Saturday at a wake “and sporadically shot the mourners who were gathered during a funeral ceremony.”

“Police squads within the area moved quickly to the area, but the suspects were hot on their heels when they spotted the police. Five people suffered gunshot wounds and were rushed to hospital for treatment, but unfortunately four of them lost their lives while receiving treatment. “

The Command also commiserated with the families of the victims and assured that justice would certainly be served as investigators are already on the trail of the suspects.

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