Gunmen raid Adamawa community, kill seven, injure others


Armed Fulani herdsmen have struck Negga community in the Numan Local Government Area of Adamawa State, killing seven persons and injuring several others in a night raid.

Channels Television reported that the heavily armed assailants stormed Negga between 11pm and 12 midnight and started shooting sporadically.

Negga, a community in Bolki ward, of Numan Local Government Area of Adamawa, is a border community between Adamawa and Taraba and had suffered a series of attacks for years now.

The Adamawa State House of Assembly condemned the attack and urged security operatives to fish out the perpetrators.

Deputy Speaker and member representing Numan constituency, Pwamwakeno Mackondo, who confirmed the attack, said his constituency lost seven persons, while seven others sustained injuries.

He asked the military operatives in the area to protect the people from these incessant attacks by suspected herdsmen.


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