At least four persons were killed on Wednesday afternoon at Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State by unknown gunmen.
This was confirmed in a text message sent by the Police spokesperson, Terna Tyopey saying that the victims were killed while going about their daily business.
Also contained in the text were names of the victims, adding that they were all male.
“Adamu Sunday, aged 38, Jatau Akus, aged 39, Chohu Awarhai and Marcus Mali age 22 years; bodies taken to Plateau State Specialist Hospital, Jos for post-mortem examination,” He wrote.
The crime is suspected to have been perpetrated by fulani herdsmen at Angwan Rogo DTV Area of Bassa.
The statement said efforts are in place by police to track down the suspect.