Thirteen young Christian men were killed and nine others injured as they tried to protect their community and stop their cattle from being stolen by raiding Fulani militants on 11 January.
Initially, the farmers chased away the Fulani, but the militants returned in large numbers to sweep through mainly-Christian Kombun village, Plateau State in an overwhelming attack. The Fulani are reported to have stated no “infidel” (Christian) has a right to own cattle. Nine of the murdered young men were married and were the sole providers for their wives and young children. Video footage of a teenage Boko Haram militant shooting Christian student Ropvil Dalep was posted by the terrorist group on 20 January Most of the villagers fled for their lives to the town of Mangu. A few have remained in their homes, but fear another deadly Fulani […]