About 18 persons are feared dead and several others injured following an attack on Dowayan village in Demsa Local Government Area of Adamawa State.
According to Channels Television, local residents said the attack was carried out on Friday night by persons suspected to be herdsmen.
The residents said the herdsmen struck around 8 pm, attacking the communities in the village. Several houses were also burnt and properties destroyed.
The Police Public Relations Officer in Adamawa State, Othman Abubakar, when contacted said he is yet to be informed about the attack.