Gunmen Burn Pregnant Woman, Butcher Son, Shoot Others

Gunmen Burn Pregnant Woman, Butcher Son, Shoot Others

A pregnant woman, her son and several other people became victims of the yesterday's gunmen attack in a Makurdi neighbourhood.

The deceased were reportedly farming in Iwenge village at about 10am, when the bloody attack was launched.

The terrified youth of the affected area conveyed the corpses of the deceased farmers to the palace of the Ter Makurdi, Chief Sule Abenga, urging the officials to end the ongoing crisis.

They blocked the highway causing a several-hour traffic congestion. 

Local police confirmed the incident, saying the investigation into the case has started.



Khadijah Thabit avatar

Khadijah Thabit (Copyeditor) Khadijah Thabit is an editor with over 3 years of experience editing and managing contents such as articles, blogs, newsletters and social leads. She has a BA in English and Literary Studies from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. Khadijah joined in September 2020 as a copyeditor and proofreader for the Human Interest, Current Affairs, Business, Sports and PR desks. As a grammar police, she develops her skills by reading novels and dictionaries. Email:

Online view pixel