Gunmen kill 4 mourners during burial ceremony in Benue - WORLDGIST ENTERTAINMENT

Gunmen kill 4 mourners during burial ceremony in Benue

Four persons were killed in the early hours of Saturday, August 17 at a burial in Tongov district of Katsina-Ala LGA, Benue state 

The Benue police commissioner says investigation into the matter has commenced and the perpetrators would be
brought to book.

According to an eyewitness, the gunmen, who numbered over 10, opened fire on the mourners, killing many and injuring others The Benue Police Command has confirmed the killing of four persons in the early hours of Saturday, August 17 at a burial in Tongov district of Katsina-Ala local government area. 

The commissioner of police in the state, Mukaddas Garba, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Makurdi, that the incident occurred during the burial of one late Tor Amaafu. Legit.ng gathers that Garba said the police had commenced investigation into the matter, assuring that the perpetrators would be brought to book. Army vs police Taraba saga: 

I watched how soldiers executed my colleagues - Surviving policeman narrates how he miraculously escaped death He urged the public to assist the police with relevant information that would lead to the culprits’ arrest. 

An eyewitness disclosed that the gunmen, who numbered over 10, opened fire on the mourners and killed many while others sustained injuries in the process.1 news app This development follows a previous report from Legit.ng, that unknown gunmen, in the early hours of Wednesday, August 14, attacked nine Catholic nuns of Sisters of Nativity Okwungaga, Ugbokolo in Okpokwu local government area of Benue state and snatched their 14-seater Toyota bus. 

The nuns were reportedly attacked in front of their residence while on their way to morning mass. Confirming the development, the director of communications, Catholic Dioceses of Makurdi, Revd. Fr. Moses Iorapuu, said the nuns were not injured in the attack. 
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