At least six persons were killed and many others wounded when some unidentified gunmen attacked Korum, Orawua and Gidan Bature villages in Gassol Local Government Area of Taraba State on Sunday.
Sources from the areas said the unknown attackers raided the villages at around 2am, killing six persons including a blind man and a woman.
According to them, the gunmen burnt eight cars and set several houses ablaze in Korum village.
Reports also indicated that hundreds of residents of the attacked villages fled for Mutum Biyu, Gassol Local Government headquarters for safety.
The wounded persons were taken to clinics at the local government headquarters.
Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, DSP Joseph Kwaji, confirmed the attacks to reporters but said only one person was killed in the attacks.
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