At least two persons were reported dead and scores injured when Fulani herdsmen Monday, attacked villagers in Igbeagu Community, Izzi Local Government Area of  Ebonyi State.

Two villagers who sustained severe machete cuts were as at the time of this report admitted at the emergency unit of the Federal Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki.

The villagers who spoke to our reporter at the hospital confirmed the death of two persons by the time they rushed the injured ones to hospital which is kilometers away from the capital.

Special Adviser to the Ebonyi Governor on Security Mr. Kenneth Ugballa, the Local Government chairman of Ezza North as well as his counterpart from Izzi Local government were among government officials sighted at the hospital.

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