Today being Sunday Terrorists attacked Igama community of Edumoga Ehaje district in Okpokwu Local Government Area of Benue State, killing 11 residents.

According to reports, the gunmen also set almost all buildings in the vicinity on fire

According to the villagers, at least 11 dead bodies had been found while efforts were being made to find missing persons

However, Chairman of Okpokwu LGA, Amina Audu, said she had received three corpses at Okpoga, the local government headquarters, while another six corpses were being brought from Igama, one of the affected areas.

Audu explained that the intruders entered the community between 4am and 6am, adding that they burned down all the houses in the community.

The chairman also revealed that the victims were all young people, while the elderly and women were allowed to escape.

“I am currently at the Okpoga Police Station waiting for the bodies; Soldiers and other guards are here with me,” she said.

The incident was also confirmed by The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) for Benue Command, SP Catherine Anene.