Not fewer than 27 people have been killed by gunmen in Odugbeho community of Agatu Local Government Area of Benue State.
Dead bodies totalling 27 have been recovered so far from the attack which was carried out on Sunday around 6 pm. Daily Post reported.
Witnesses recounted how gunmen which they described as armed herders invaded their village in the evening and began to shoot sporadically.
A witness who identifies as Onehi said the bodies which included that of a fresh graduate were picked from the bush after the attack on Monday.
A former lawmaker, Sule Audu, representing the community at the State House of Assembly also confirmed the news and said that the search for more bodies was still ongoing.