Gunmen kill 15, kidnap 14 in Benue, Zamfara, Nasarawa, Lagos


Suspected armed herdsmen and bandits, yesterday, reportedly murdered no fewer than 15 people in some local government areas of Benue, Zamfara, Kebbi and Nasarawa states, just as bandits kidnapped many in the resumed spate of killings and kidnappings across the country.

In the attacks, nine people were killed and many injured when armed herdsmen invaded two local government areas of Benue State.

Three persons were equally killed in Kebbi State, while 11 others were kidnapped in a fresh attack by bandits.

Similarly, a medical doctor was killed when gunmen invaded the Awe Local Government Area of Nasarawa State.

Kidnappers were also on the loose in Lagos State as three people were abducted in Ago Palace and Isheri areas of the state, yesterday.

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