Monday, December 11, 2023

Worshipper Gunned Down, Pastor, Others Abducted As Kidnappers Invade Benue Church

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Armed men suspected to be kidnappers have attacked the Christian Pentecostal Church in Akenawe -Tswarev community, Logo Local Government Area of Benue State, killing one worshipper while the resident pastor and three others were whisked away.


KOKO TV gathered that the attack was carried out by the assailants during a vigil on Sunday morning.

The resident pastor, who was identified as Gwadue Kwaghtyo, was reportedly leading prayer when the gunmen invaded the church and opened fire on worshippers.

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Chairman of Logo LGA, Mrs Salome Tor confirmed the ugly incident to journalists on Sunday.

According to him, “It was early this morning (still night hours). A church in one of the branches went for a vigil. As they were praying, they were surrounded by the armed men.

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“They kidnapped three people, killed one boy and injured two people with a machete; they are now in the hospital”.

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