On Sunday, gunmen suspected to be Fulani militias opened fire on some Christian faithful returning from church, killing three and leaving scores injured at Jenuwa Nyifiye community in Takum Local Government Area of Taraba State.
According to a statement by the spokesman for the Taraba Police Commad, Abdullahi Usman, the gunmen shot at worshippers many times.
The attack, he said, led to the death of three worshippers as several others sustained injuries.
The spokesperson added that soilders and police were able to restore peace to the area.
The traditional ruler of the community, Godson Danlami, described the attack as “very pathetic,” according to PREMIUM TIMES.
Danlami advised the state government to collaborate with security agencies to bring an end to criminal activities in the community and the council at large.