The Plateau Police Command stated that in Kashe (Sabon Layi) community in Jos South Kuru district, 10 people were slain.
This was reported in a statement on Monday in Jos by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Ubah Ogaba.
Ogaba claimed that the assassins invaded the village in Hilux van on Sunday night.
“We received a report stating that 10 people had been shot dead at Sabon Layi, Kuru in Jos South,
By gunmen who had driven in and shot Hilux intermittently.
“Command and military personnel were dispatched in the region concerned.
“The Police Commissioner has ordered an immediate investigation to reveal the circumstances of the murder and to bring the criminals to justice,” he said.
An eyewitness however told the Nigerian News Agency (Nan) correspondent that 12 people had been killed during the attack, while five had been injured.
“The injured are currently being treated at every undisclosed hospital,” the eye witness said. “The injured are now being treated at an undisclosed hospital,”