Fulani Herdsmen Dumps Baby on Corpse of Mother, Leaves Father with Life Threatening Injuries


A baby was rescued after suspected Fulani herdsmen who attacked Agatu Local Government Area of Benue State recently, killed the mother and dropped her on her lifeless (mother’s) body.

Benue state born reporter, Raphael Akume posted photos of a baby girl who was dropped on her mother’s lifeless body by alleged Fulani herdsmen during a recent attack in Agatu.

According to reports, the child’s father who survived the gruesome attack is still in the hospital – recovering from injuries sustained.

It was gathered that the wife of the Benue state Governor Samuel Ortom, was the first person to reach out in a bid to help the nine days old child whom has been labelled a ‘miracle baby’.

Last week, suspected Fulani herdsmen attacked Agatu LGA and killed no fewer than 16 persons.

The unprovoked attack on Agatu people started at around 1am when people were asleep.

It was said among the 16 persons that were killed by the herdsmen, three were Jukum hunters, while another two of the hunters who sustained bullet wounds were rushed to the nearby hospital.



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