Suspected Fulani militia on Thursday attacked K/Vom community of Vwang District in Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State, killing five persons.
Naija News understands that this is coming barely three days after the murder of a traditional ruler, Da Bulus Chuwang Jang.
It was gathered that the gunmen stormed the community around 10:30 pm and opened fire on the locals, who were relaxing at a spot after a hectic day.
The Fulani militia numbering about 20 killed four people there while a student of the School of Animal Health Production Vom was also killed close to his shop.
The Plateau State Commissioner of Police, Edward Egbuka, who confirmed the attack said one other person was severely injured as a result of the incident.
“Last night, some yet to be identified gunmen attack a drinking joint in K/Vom community and shots five persons. But we are here and the situation is under control.
“This is a setback to the peace efforts that all stakeholders, the police, military and state government have being trying to manage,” he said.