Abuja – Nine people have been killed and scores injured following an attack by Fulani herdsman in Kushaka Village in the Shiroro Local Government Area.
About 100 herdsmen allegedly killed the villagers in a pre-dawn raid.
Police confirmed the incident occurred at about 1:00 Friday morning when the herdsmen started pursuing people on sight and in the process, axed the villagers to death.
The source of the conflict could not be ascertained.
State Police Public Relations Officer, Richard Oguche, said police have launched an investigation into the attacks, which he said took them by surprise.
More than 200 police officers have been deployed at the village.
– CAJ News