17 people were killed and several houses burnt after a deadly attacks in Bokos Local Government Area of Plateau State.
According to NAN, some unidentified gunmen had descended on Ruboi and Marish communities in Bokos Local Government, killing at least 16 people late on Sunday.
They also attacked early on Monday while residents of the two communities were still in bed.
The Public Relations Officer of the Plateau State Police Command, ASP Abuh Gabriel, who confirmed the development, said that a man was killed in the latest attack.
However, he noted that security men had been deployed to the two communities and that calm had been restored.
Gabriel added that efforts were being made to unmask the perpetrators of the attack, which has been re-occurring in recent times.