Fulani herdsmen have killed unspecified number of persons during invasion of Ukpabi, Nimbo in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu State in the early of hours of Monday.
According to reports, natives have fled to neighboring communities of Nkpologu and Uvuru, even as Nkpologu natives fled to Nsukka in fear of attacks.
The herdsmen, who were reported to be well armed with automatic weapons during the attack, were said to have invaded the villages in large number.
“Immediately, they arrived they started to shoot everything in sight, people ran in different directions. I have to run, abandon my children and wife. As I am talking to you now I don’t know their whereabout”, a man from the village, who did not want his identy revealed, said.
Reasons for the attack is yet unknown as of press time.
Police Public Relations Officer, Ebere Amaraizu, confirmed the Invasion.
He said a combined team of police and Army have moved to the area.