Some gunmen have shot dead 11 people along Rim, Riyom Local Government Area of northern Plateau state on Tuesday night. The slain were reportedly returning from a weekly village market, Makera, before they were killed around 7.30pm.
Terna Tyopev, the state Police Public Relations Officer, told Premium Times that the incident is being investigated. He added that four others sustained injuries in the attack.
Rumours say the attackers wore military uniforms. The area has in recent times, witnessed clashes between herdsmen and locals resulting in the death of dozens of people.