Three Police officers and two vigilante personnel have been killed by suspected herdsmen at Bajum Kasuwa Lau local government area of Taraba state
A community leader in the affected local government, said the deceased were killed in an ambush by suspected herdsmen while trying to rescue some kidnapped victims.
Meanwhile, the state police command has confirmed the incident.
The Police Public Relations Officer , ASP David Misal said the Commissioner of Police, has ordered investigation into the attack.
Corpses of the security personnel have been deposited at Federal Medical Centre Mortuary in Jalingo.