#BREAKING: Gunmen Disrupts Wake-Keeping, Open Fire On Mourners, Murder Scores


Unknown gunmen have reportedly attacked Mbayatyo Mbater council world of Logo Local Government Area of Benue State during a wake-keep, killing an unspecified number of mourners.

HEADLINENEWS understands  that the incident which occurred  on Saturday morning, at the wake-keep of one Mama Sule Achin Adigi, left many dead while scores sustained various degrees of injuries.

A resident of the community, Mr Jiji Jack confirmed the development in a post on his official Facebook page.

He called on security agencies to urgently rescue “those that are still breathing”.

It was also gathered that a popular commander of community volunteer guards in the Local Government, Mr Atum was among those gunned down by the assailants who are yet-to-be-identified.

When contacted by INTEL REGION correspondent, the state’s Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Catherine Anene Sewuese did not return our calls, nor reply our messages

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