Video of Herdsmen killing of 2 Catholic priests, 17 others surfaces

Video of Herdsmen killing of 2 Catholic priests, 17 others surfaces. Herdsmen yesterday stormed the burial mass conducted St. Ignatius Catholic Church, Ukpor-Mbalom Parish, Gwer East Local Government Area of Benue State, killing two Catholic priests and 17 parishioners.

It was great agony as many people sustained a high degree of bullet wound injuries. The herdsmen also invaded close to 60 houses, huts, and farmland, economic trees as well as food barns of their victims.

Those that were killed were members of St. Ignatius Catholic Church who attended the the 5:30am Mass and burial ceremony. The services had barely started and worshipers were still coming for the Mass after which a burial ceremony would take place when sounds of rapid gunshots rent the air. “People started scampering and wailing, 19 persons, including Reverend Fathers Joseph Gor and Felix Tyolaha, who were holding the morning Mass were gunned down in cold blood, while many sustained injuries, including bullet wounds.

Video of Herdsmen killing of 2 Catholic priests, 17 others surfaces

The video of the incident has surfaced online.

Watch the video below..

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