Nigeria Holds Mass Burial for Victims Killed in Communal Violence

A mass burial has held for 73 people killed in fighting between nomadic herdsmen and farmers in Benue State.The clash between the herders and the farmers happened on New Year's Day when the cattle herders, widely believed to be from the Fulani tribe, went on a rampage wielding machetes attacking people.



  • Nigeria:   Tears As Benue Buries Slain 73 Citizens

    Daily Trust, 12 January 2018

    Tears flowed freely yesterday as 73 people killed by gunmen at their homes in several rural communities of two local government areas of Benue State were finally interred in a mass… Read more »

Armed herdsmen.

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