Gunmen Kill 33 In Taraba Villages

It was gathered that the attacks forced hundreds of residents, including herders, to flee with their cattle to neighbouring Adamawa State.

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An attack by bandits on three villages in Bali Local Government Area of Taraba State has claimed the lives of at least thirty-three victims including herders and farmers.

According to Daily Trust, 21 persons were killed in Garbatau village, 10 in Ganfeto, and two in Hawan mata, all in the same local government.
 
It was not immediately clear the reasons for the attacks, which residents said started on Sunday, December 3, 2023.

It was gathered that the attacks forced hundreds of residents, including herders, to flee with their cattle to neighbouring Adamawa State.

Many cows were also said to have been rustled and more than thirty motorcycles belonging to those killed were carted away.

Recall that last week, bandits killed 18 hunters in Bali Local Government Area of Taraba State.

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