It was gathered that the gunmen stormed the community around 6:30am, shooting sporadically. Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen are currently attacking Ngbo community, close to Otunyi in Ebonyi state.
The attack is coming few days after suspected Fulani herdsmen invaded four communities of Egedege, Umuhuali, Obegu and Amezu in Ishielu Local Government Area of the state, killing over 30 people.
It was gathered that many have allegedly lost their lives following the development as houses of innocent indigenes of the area have been burnt down by the rampaging herdsmen in the area.
Ebonyi State Government had, on Wednesday, last week, put modalities in place for the setting up of 1,000 vigilante groups across the state.
The attack, which has been described as unprecedented, affected Ebele village in Umuogodoakpa Community as some victims of the incident are presently taking shelter in the homes of some stakeholders.
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We can recall that herdsmen had attacked four communities in Ishielu Local Government Area where over 25 innocent rural dwellers were massacred in cold blood.