Unknown gunmen have killed seven persons at a church in Logo local government area of Benue state, TheCable reports. The incident happened at the early hours of Thursday.
This comes two days after two priests and 17 church members were shot dead at a Catholic church in Gwer west local government area of the state.
Richard Nyajo, chairman of Logo local government, told journalists that herdsmen were responsible for the attack.
He said they invaded three villages in Mbamondo clan in early hours of the day, opening fire on people who were asleep in the church and school.
Nyajo said the victims were taking refuge at the church following displacement from their communities.
He said seven dead bodies had already recovered from the attack which started from Mondo settlement village in the LGA.