* Group says most of the victims are women and children
TVC News, Yola – No fewer than 30 Fulani herdsmen have allegedly been killed by some youths within Kikan community in Numan local government area of Adamawa State.
Police in the state said the Fulanis were gruesomely murdered.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Othman Abubakar told journalists that the state command has commenced investigation.
He disclosed that many Fulani women and children were targeted and killed in the attack.
Also confirming the killings, the chairman of Mayati Allah in the North East, Mafindi Danburam said about 65 people were killed, adding that women and children dominate numbers of the victims.
Mafindi however said they had so far buried 45 victims.
Meanwhile, government delegation led by the state Deputy Gov Martins Babale has visited the scene of the attack for an on the spot assessment.
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September 20, 2018