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There is tension in Wasinmi village, Irewole LGA of Osun State as Six herdsmen who are members of the same family, were on Sunday killed by unknown gunmen.
Reports say at least 6 Fulani Herdsmen were killed by gunmen, who attacked their settlement on Sunday.
According to eyewitnesses, immediately the gunmen stormed the Fulani settlement, they opened fire, killing six herders on the spot.
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When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer in Osun, Yemisi Opalola, confirmed the killing.
She disclosed that the investigation has begun and that the Commissioner of Police, Wale Olokode, has moved to the village.
Police detectives are also hunting the assailants.
The PPRO described the incident as unfortunate.
He pledged that the culprits would be arrested and made to face the law.
AFRICA DAILY NEWS, NEW YORK