Prior to the incident, approximately ten bodies were discovered, according to LEADERSHIP.
LEADERSHIP learned that on Thursday of last week, a young herder in the Ungwan Juju area was tied to a tree and macheted to death by some locals.
In addition, it was discovered that a miscommunication between security personnel and some Fulani men at a checkpoint in Ungwan Wakili on Saturday morning and afternoon resulted in the shooting deaths of a Fulani man and a policeman at the checkpoint.
In addition, later that same evening, a group of young people who went fishing were attacked, and one of them was said to have been killed by herders with a machete in a retaliatory attack.
Confidentially, a senior military source in the region informed our correspondent that: One Umar Sambo, a herder, was killed on Thursday last week while returning from grazing his cattle near Ungwan Juju in Zangon Kataf LGA.
The executioners tied the youthful herder up, matcheted him to death and concealed the carcass in an obscure area. When his brother, who went by the name Safiyanu, couldn’t find him, he told the security guards, who started a search. At Ungwan Juju, his body was finally discovered.
He stated that a clash between security personnel and some Fulanis at a checkpoint in Ungwan Wakili on Saturday evening resulted in the deaths of a Fulani man and a policeman, compounding the security situation that they were attempting to manage.