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Nigeria: Christian Couple and Daughter Murdered by Suspected Fulani Militants

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“Christian Couple and Daughter Murdered by Suspected Fulani Militants in Nigeria,” Barnabas Fund, December 1, 2022:

Islamist Fulani militants are suspected of carrying out the murders of a Christian couple and their 17-year-old daughter in Benue State, Nigeria on November 29.

Clement and Christiana Ukertor were killed on their farm in Yelewata, Guma Local Government Area (LGA). The following day the body of their daughter Dooyum was found in the bush.

The couple’s older daughter Blessing, 20, suffered multiple machete wounds and, at the time of writing, was in a serious condition in hospital.

Benue State lies in Nigeria’s Middle Belt where Christians are frequently subject to Islamist attack and abduction….

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