Many people have been feared dead, as suspected Fulani herdsmen allegedly attacked Enugu Atakwu community, in Nkanu West Local Government Area (LGA). The attack reportedly took place on Thursday morning, August 25, the attackers are said to have killed a seminarian of the Catholic Church and several others. The Street Journal reliably gathered that trouble started when the herdsmen who were armed to the teeth invaded and started shooting and maiming anybody in sight.
One of the victims, a seminarian is said to have just returned from his apostolic work. A community source told newsmen that “they just came early this morning and started killing people. “There is confusion everywhere now; people are running helter-skelter.” More details shortly.