Unknown gunmen attack Fulani camp in Abuja, kill one, injure scores


Unknown gunmen have attacked Fulani camp behind LEA Nomadic School, near Gwako village, Gwagwalada area council, Abuja, killed one herder and injured others.

It was learned that the incident occurred on Friday morning when the gunmen invaded the area targeting some of the herders for abduction.

The victim, who was gunned down by the assailants has been identified as Goma Haruna.

Mohammed Usman, secretary, Gwagwalada chapter of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) told newsmen that the incident has triggered tension in the camp over the fear of more attacks.

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When contacted by a source from DAILY POST, the FCT Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Maryam Yusuf confirmed the incident.

According to her, operatives of the command have been mobilized to the area to track down the perpetrators.

It was reported that a similar incident had happened in the nation’s capital on August 14 when gunmen attacked a Fulani settlement in Dogon-Ruwa community, Kwali Area Council, kidnapped four herders, while others were seriously injured.

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