Over 50 Fulani herdsmen armed with machetes reportedly invaded Ndiagu, a community in Nkanu-West Local Government Area of Enugu State early Thursday and slaughtered a Catholic Seminarian, Lazarus Nwafor.
Four members of the Ogbodo Nwarum family, where Nwafor, the Seminarian, who finished his apostolic work at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Ndiagu ,Attakwu, last Tuesday, was a tenant, sustained severe machete cuts from the rampaging Fulani herdsmen who slit the stomach of a six months pregnant Mrs. Nwarum in the operation that started at about 2.15am.
Until his death, Nwafor, was a seminarian at the Catholic Spiritan International School of Theology, CSIST, Attakwu.
The injured victims, are in critical conditions at the Mother of Christ Teaching Hospital and Parklane Teaching Hospital Enugu.
Ndiagu community is an agrarian community 10 minutes away from Enugu.