Many villagers were killed and hundreds of houses burnt following an attack on some Fulani communities in Demsa local government of Adamawa state. One Mohammed Bako, said to journalists that he could not tell how many lives were lost.

According to Bako, “Yes, there were attacks in some Fulani communities in my local government area by suspected ethnic militias that were said to have crossed over.

“Though, only security can tell the casualty figures, but houses were burnt and domestic animals rustled.”

He also said that security operatives could not reach the area because of the tough terrain.

Those affected have been laid to rest according to Islamic rites.


from Nairaland