A herder has been killed and others severely injured as gunmen invaded a Fulani camp behind LEA Nomadic School, near Gwako village, Gwagwalada area council, Abuja.
It was learnt that the incident occurred on Friday morning when the gunmen invaded the area targeting some of the herders for abduction.
The victim, who was gunned down by the assailants has been identified as Goma Haruna.
Mohammed Usman, secretary, Gwagwalada chapter of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breaders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) told newsmen that the incident has triggered tension in the camp over fear of more attacks.
When contacted, the FCT Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Maryam Yusuf confirmed the incident.
According to her, operatives of the command have been mobilized to the area to track down the perpetrators.
A similar incident had happened in the nation’s capital on August 14 when gunmen attacked a Fulani settlement in Dogon-Ruwa community, Kwali Area Council, kidnapped four herders, while others were seriously injured.