Fresh crisis has claimed eleven lives and twelve others injured in an attack on Lo PamyetDewi community in Du District of Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State.
The deadly attack was said to have been carried out by gunmen on Sunday night.
Police Spokesman in Plateau State, Tyopev Mathias, told reporters on Monday that the report of the attack was received after a distress call from some residents of the community.
The police spokesperson said personnel were then mobilised to the scene of the crime and more security personnel have been deployed to the area to prevent further attacks on the community.
He noted that investigation has been launched into the crime.
The injured persons have been taken to Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH) and Plateau Specialist Hospital for medical attention.