At least 18 persons have been reportedly killed while several others injured after armed men suspected to be Fulani herdsmen paid a vicious visit to Dowayan village in Demsa Local Government Area of Adamawa State.
Local residents on Saturday told Channels Television that the attack was carried out on Friday night by herdsmen.
According to local residents, the herdsmen struck around 8 pm. Several houses were also burnt and properties destroyed.
Numan, Demsa and Girei Local Governments Areas in Adamawa State have previously been attacked by gunmen suspected to be herdsmen.
Police Public Relations Officer in Adamawa State, Othman Abubakar, when contacted said he was yet to be informed about the attack.