51 herdsmen allegedly killed during air strike

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Lafia, Jan. 25, 2023 – About 51 herdsmen were allegedly killed in an airstrike by unidentified helicopter in Ekye Development area of Nasarawa State on Tuesday.

The Nasarawa Police Spokesman, Ramhan Nansel, confirmed the incident, but could not ascertain the actual number of casualties.

He said the incident occurred in Rukubi community of Doma Local Government Area on Tuesday, Jan, 24, 2023.

Nansel said the command was working in collaboration with sister security agencies and the state government to unravel the circumstances that led to the bombing.

 “It is unfortunate that such a thing hapened.

“The police and other security agencies are working round the clock to understand what led to the attack and track down those involved in the act,” he said. (GBN)

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