- Seven dead bodies have been deposited at the morgue
A family of four was gruesomely murdered when rampaging gunmen attacked Mbamondu community, Modern Market Council Ward in Makurdi Local Government Area of Benue state.
Eko Hot Blog gathered that three residents of the area were also killed in the attack that took place in the early hours of Saturday.
Many residents were also said to have sustained life threatening injuries and are currently receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital.
The State Commissioner for Land Survey and Solid Minerals, Mr. Bernard Unenge who is also a native of the community, confirmed the attack.
The Commissioner, who said he was informed of the incident early hours of Saturday, lamented that the attack had occurred before the arrival of security operatives.
According to him, the seven dead bodies recovered on Saturday morning have been deposited in a morgue at the the Federal Medical Centre, Makurdi.
“We discovered seven dead bodies that we have already deposited at the mortuary. Five persons were also injured and three of them are very critical”, he added.
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