Herdsmen kill at least 96 people in Nigeria’s Benue state – police
Nigerian soldiers - AFP/Pius Utomi

JOS, Nigeria: At least 96 people were killed in Benue state in Nigeria’s middle belt region after several villages were attacked over the last few days by suspected Fulani herdsmen, a state police spokesman and an army source said on Tuesday.

A senior military officer said fighting around five villages lasted several days in the Logo local government area of Benue.

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