July 7, 2012 – 200 Fulani Herdsmen Attack Christian Villagers In Plateau
Fulani Herdsmen attack situation in Nigeria is presently going out of hands.
As at last month, Naijagists.com reported over 5 cases of brutal attacks on innocent villagers by these little bokos (Fulani herdsmen).
Today we learnt over 200 of them attacked two predominantly Christian villages in Plateau state, Nigeria.
According to officials, the Fulani herdsmen armed with machetes and guns killed over 23 peoples in the two violent attacks.
Although police and army spokesman could not give an exact toll, one politician said at least 23 people had been killed and blamed Muslim herdsmen for the attacks.
Kankuru Village near Jos was attacked at 7:00am on Saturday July 7, 2012
“Presently the casualty figures are not yet known. But there are casualties,” Captain Salisu Mustapha, a spokesman for the military special task force deployed in the region, told AFP.
Kushen village was also attacked
The attackers were suspected Muslim herdsmen from the Fulani tribe according to witnesses.
Military men had moved into the attack zone to calm the violence.