Picture: Youths in Tiortyu , who gathered to protest the killings in their community
12 persons allegedly killed in fresh attacks in Tarka LG in Benue
Late night attack on Tiortyu community in Tarka Local Government Area of Benue State, North-Central Nigeria last Monday has allegedly left 12 people dead.
Impeccable sources disclosed that the incident occurred at about 11pm, among the dead includes , women and children whose remains have been recovered from the scene of the attacks.
It was gathered that many others had sustained injuries from gunshots while scampering to safety.
Independent sources revealed that those injured were currently receiving treatment at NKST Christian Hospital in Uchi.
Tiortyu community is located 30 kilometres from Makurdi, the Benue State capital.