A Facebook user identified as Benjamin Amaechi, has taken to the social networking platform to report how suspected herdsmen attacked and almost killed a young pregnant woman in Yogbo town in Makurdi, the Benue state capital on Sunday evening.
It was gathered that the woman was said to be with her husband when the attack happened as he escaped when they started shooting.
The attackers reportedly used sticks to pierce through her private part to kill the unborn child. They also pulled out the child from her womb after which they beat her and left her to die.
When soldiers went to pick her corpse upon her husband’s report, it was discovered that she was still alive and was rushed to Bishop Murray Hospital for treatment.
Below is how Benjamin shared the story on Facebook;
“Yesterday evening a young pregnant woman was captured by the Fulani herdsmen in Yogbo town Makurdi LGA. She was with her husband who escaped when they started shooting.
The men used used sticks to pierce through her private part to kill the unborn child and pull the child and her womb out after which they beat her and left her for dead.
When the military went to pick the corpse upon her husband’s report they discovered that she was still alive and brought her down to Bishop Murray Hospital which morning s run by the Catholic Church. We were informed and rushed there.
Preliminary processes and documentation have been done. We have paid for screening and two pints of blood and and I am currently waiting for the bill for the surgery to likely take out the womb. Pictures as seen above….”