Nomads attack central Nigerian villages; 23 dead

(CNN)A nomadic group attacked three villages in central Nigeria over the weekend, leaving 23 people dead, police said Tuesday.

Members of the Fulani -- Muslim nomads -- attacked three villages in the Logo area of Benue state on Saturday, state spokesman Austin Ezeani said.
"It is not clear what the motive was," Ezeani said, adding that the victims were buried Monday.