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Suspected Herdsmen Kill Four In Taraba Community Attack

Suspected herdsmen on Wednesday killed four members of a family in Mbiya  village, Takum Local Government Area of Taraba State.
The gunmen, according to a statement by the state government, stormed the village in the early hours of Wednesday.
The  head of the family,  Sunday Sabo, his wife and two children were killed  during  the attack.
Special Assistant to the Taraba State Governor Darius Ishaku on Media and  Publicity, Bala Dan Abu, in the statement said the suspected herdsmen  were  armed dangerous weapon including AK- 47.
“The  family was asleep  at the time the  attackers stormed the community.  Sources said they were more than 20, all of them armed with guns and cutlasses. The herds later headed for Bassa village where they also set houses  ablaze,” the statement read in part.
This attack is the latest in the wave of attack on innocent people in the state by suspected herdsmen.
Taraba State is among the states where Operation Cat Race by the Nigerian Army  is  currently going on. The operation, according to the military is aimed at  disarming bandits in order to secure lives and properties
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