Many killed as suspected herdsmen attack Ebonyi communities

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Many were allegedly killed on night when gunmen be herdsmen attacked three communities Íshíelu local area of Ebonyi state.

The affected communities are Egedege, Obegu and Amazu communities.

The number of casualties could not be ascertained at the time of this report.

A source the area said herdsmen invaded the three communities and killed many .

Many others sustained various degrees of injuries while vehicles and were burnt.

The , was further learnt, also looted some properties the area.

A priest of the Methodist church, whose name could not be ascertained, was among those killed.

Chairman of the local , Sunday Eze confirmed the incident.

The of the Police Command, Liveth Idaho also confirmed the .