Gunmen kill 17 villagers in central Nigeria

Nigerian soldiers

Nigerian soldiers patrol in the town of Banki in northeastern Nigeria. About 17 villagers have been killed in Nigeria's Benue State by suspected Fulani herdsmen.  

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Suspected Fulani herdsmen have killed 17 villagers in two separate attacks in central Nigeria's Benue state, officials said Monday, in the latest violence in the restive region.

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