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How gunmen invaded Benue market and kill civilians



An attack left five dead, including a Community Volunteer Guards official, in Peva, a village in Katsina-Ala Local Government Area in Benue State.

Other civilians were injured in the attack that occurred at the community market.

Locals said the five people were shot dead by the gunmen at a bar in the market.

According to the report, the gunmen arrived at the scene in a tinted vehicle and opened fire on the victims.

“They were following the member of the Community Volunteer Guards who they shot,” said an eyewitness who revealed the gunmen had accused the victim of being an informant for federal security operatives.

Authorities in the area confirmed the incident and said the injured had been taken to hospital for treatment.
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