Scores of persons have been feared dead as over 500 Fulani herdsmen invaded Ukpabi,Nimbo in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu State in the early hours of Monday, April 25, 2016.
About eleven houses and a church, Christ Holy Catholic Church, Odozi-Obodo, at Onu-Eke, Nimbo, in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of the state were razed during the attack.
Residents of the area were said to have fled to neighboring communities of Nkpologu and Uvuru, while Nkpologu residents fled to Nsukka to escape the attacks of the herdsmen.
The State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Ebere Amaraizu has confirmed the incident.
The police spokesperson stated that officials have been deployed to the scene to calm the situation and restore sanity.