Police: Nigeria market attack kills women, children - Al Jazeera English

Police: Nigeria market attack kills women, children  Al Jazeera EnglishGunmen have killed at least 17 people - mostly women and children - after invading a farming community in central Nigeria, drawing condemnation from Nigerian President...

Police: Nigeria market attack kills women, children - Al Jazeera English
Police: Nigeria market attack kills women, children  Al Jazeera English

Gunmen have killed at least 17 people - mostly women and children - after invading a farming community in central Nigeria, drawing condemnation from Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari. Armed men on motorcycles and in a car carried out the attack in Zaki Biyam in Benue state on Monday, police spokesman Moses Yamu told AFP news agency on Tuesday. Local media reported the death toll could be as high as 50, but Al Jazeera could not independently confirm that figure. Yamu said the attackers opened fire on the victims and set buildings on fire in the latest violence linked to disputes over anim...