In additional reports on the scene of the terror invasion in Nigeria’s southeastern Enugu state, Vanguard reports that “Christ Holy Catholic Church, Odozi-Obodo, at Onu-Eke, Nimbo, in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu State was burnt in the early hours of Monday morning, following the invasion of the community, by over 500 ‘Fulani herdsmen.'”
Scores have been reportedly killed with Sunnews putting the numbers in the hundreds, by nomadic Boko Haram, usually called Fulani herdsmen in a recent invasion of Ukpabi,Nimbo in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu State.
The invasion occurred in the in the early of hours of Monday and left many dead according to reports confirmed by the Police public relations officer, Ebere Amaraizu, who said,
“He said a combined team of police and Army have moved to the area.
“Natives have fled to neighboring communities of Nkpologu and Uvuru, even as Nkpologu natives fled to Nsukka in fear of attacks.”
Nigeria’s minister of information addressed concerns that the government was folding its arms as this menace continued by saying the government had chosen to act “secretly” against the menace. This further infuriated Nigerians.
Biafra Herald news reports:
A confirmed report from Enugu State Biafra land has it that Fulani terrorists in the disguise of herdsmen ambushed several Enugu communities in the early hours of today slaughtering not less than 200 indigenous people of Biafra who are local farmers in the area.
A survivor and an eye witness who fled the scene of the incident has confirmed this genocide of the 21st century being pampered and sponsored by Nigerian governmen against Biafrans. According to the young man who spoke on condition of anonymity and who fled to one of the attacked communities known as Ukpabi, Nimbo in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu State, he said that they woke up in the early hours of today to see hundreds of the Fulani militants armed with AK-47 riffles, sharp matchets, charms and other sophisticated weapons.
“Its very early in the morning when we started hearing gun shots and people screaming”
ABOUT 200 HUNDRED BIAFRANS KILLED AS FULANI HERDSMEN INVADE ENUGU: ABOUT 200 HUNDRED BIAFRANS KILLED AS FULANI… https://t.co/jpSQuBijh6
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