Three persons have been confirmed killed following an attack on Tsokwa village in Anyii, Logo Local Government Area of Benue state.
Many others are still missing in the incident that occurred Thursday night into Friday morning.
Chairman of Logo local government, Nyajo Richard, told Channels Television that the attackers suspected to be herdsmen stormed the village in large number shooting at different directions.
He further confirmed that some houses were also razed.
Richard said one of the villagers died at the scene of the attack while two victims who were rescued died in the process of reviving them.
An attack on the same local government on January 1st left over 75 persons dead.
The deceased persons were given a mass burial on January 11th.