Farmers Vs Herdsmen: 3 Killed, Others Injured In Ebonyi

By Ikenga Chronicles March 13, 2018

Farmers Vs Herdsmen: 3 Killed, Others Injured In Ebonyi

No fewer than 3 people have been killed as farmers clashed with herdsmen in Igbeagu Community, Izzi Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.

The incident which took place on Monday morning in Anyanwuigwe village, in Igbeagu community has been confirmed by Police Spokesman, Loveth Odah

“As they were attacking him, he managed to raise an alarm and more villagers came to his rescue,” she added.

Ms. Odah, an Assistant Superintendent of Police, said the herdsmen also attacked the villagers who came to the farmer’s rescue. The herdsmen reportedly inflicted machete cuts on three villagers before fleeing.

”But the villagers chased and caught up with them and beat them up before handing them over to the military men stationed close to the community. The three wounded villagers were rushed to the Federal Teaching Hospital Abakaliki(FETHA) where two of them later died.

“Also, one of the herdsmen also later died as he was rushed to the hospital,” the spokesperson said.