ICC Note: Reports suggest that Fulani militants have attacked a community in Adamawa state, northeast Nigeria, murdering six people Wednesday morning. To date, the Nigerian government has failed to intervene, initiating scant help, if any to persecuted communities across Nigeria’s Middle Belt central region, which has suffered the most in the Fulani crisis. Since 2001, Fulani militant have carried out violent attacks with impunity across Nigeria under the pretext of seeking land on which to graze their cattle, but they have consistently targeted Christian farming communities murdering, seizing land, and destroying crops.
07/15/2016, Adamawa, Nigeria (Vanguard) – Following reported attack by Fulani herdsmen resulting in the death of six persons in Tambor Jumor community of Girei Local Government Area, penultimate Wednesday, palpable fear of further attacks by herdsmen now pervades Adamawa State.
According to report, the suspected herdsmen invaded the villages in the wee hours of Wednesday killing six persons, while many others were injured. Armed Fulani-herdsmen.
Though the remains of three of the victims had been recovered, the other three were still missing at the time of this report.