Within Wednesday and Thursday night, a total sum of 10 persons have been killed in Kastina-Ala and Ayati village in Ukum Local Government Area of Benue State.
Sources says that some unidentified armed men invaded some settlements in Mbayonga District of Kastina-Ala and Ayati village killing a total number of ten persons.
According to sources who spoke with newsmen said, the victims had marks on their bodies which suggested that they were beaten to death by the invaders.
Three of the persons killed were from Nagu settlement, one of them was from Tse Gyudu another from Tse Weryina.
Another source from Ukum said,the unidentified gunmen stormed their village on a motor-cycle at about 8pm and strategically positioned themselves and then started shooting anyone on sight.
Another source ho spoke with newsmen said a woman who was going for a funeral was hit by stray bullet and died instantly and four others were shot dead.