Armed men suspected to be herdsmen have adopted Edith Lawrence a farmer and injured many in Ihuoba community in the Ahoada East local Government Area of Rivers State.
The incident which occurred last Thursday started when farmers who were mostly women sighted cattles on their farmlands.
Close source from the area disclosed that, the herdsmen led their cattle to the victim’s farmland mostly owned by women and attacked members of the community who came to assist following the alarm raised by the women who were helpless.
The farmers were said to have been attacked with bows, daggers and arrows before they went away with a woman Edith Lawrence.
A community member disclosed that they were still in search of some individuals, and further disclosed that the number of those attacked by the herders cannot be ascertained.
Similar incidence was also reported in the neighboring community. However the women in the affected community were said to have protested in show of their dismay.