Gunmen on Wednesday killed 10 people at Ganfeto village of Bali local government area of Taraba State.
The spokesman for the state police command, Usman Abdullahi, confirmed the news in a statement in Jalingo.
He said the identities of the attackers and victims are still unknown.
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The spokesman assured residents of the area of their safety, and urged them to continue with their daily activities.
The spokesman said: “We are working tirelessly to identify and apprehend those behind these heinous acts. Our commitment is to ensure the safety of lives and property in the village and the council at large.”
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