Lots of people have been feared dead following a deadly attack launched by suspected Fulani herdsmen in four villages in Ebonyi State.
The affected villages are Nkalaha, Umuhuali, Obeagu, Nkalagu, and Amazu in Ishielu Local Government Area of the southeast state.
Reports from an eyewitness who spoke with Channels Television, said that the gunmen were shooting sporadically, killing at least 15 people in different areas of the communities. They equally set ablaze motorcycles belonging to residents of the affected communities.
Governor Dave Umahi who has reportedly paid a visit to the affected communities, condemned the attack and also assurred the villagers that government will do all within its powers to bring the perpetrators to justice.