Gunmen have killed five persons and injured three others at Inding village, a community in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of northern Plateau State.
The incident took place late Sunday night. The injured are receiving treatment in Barkinladi, headquarters of the council.
Plateau police spokesperson, Terna Tyopev, who confirmed the incident said details about the victims would be made available later.
Plateau State is one of the states ravaged by perennial bloodletting and violence. President Muhammadu Buhari recently visited the state to assess the security situation.