No fewer than 34 people who were taking refuge at a primary school at Mgban in Nyiev council ward in Guma Local Government Area of Benue State have been killed by suspected herders.
The incident happened between 9 and 10 pm Friday night.
This is coming barely two days after the gruesome killing of 46 people at Umogidi in Otukpo LGA of the state.
Chairman of the LGA, Mike Aba, who spoke through the security officer of the local government, Christopher Waku, described the attack as genocide.
Waku, who said he was speaking from the scene of the incident, said that 24 corpses were picked from the classrooms where the residents were taking refuge while 10 corpses were picked on the road indicating they were escaping the attack when they were hit by bullets.
The State Command Spokesperson, Catherine Anene confirmed the attack but asked for more time to get the details.