Killings continued in Nigeria on Thursday as at least seven people were reportedly killed by unknown gunmen in separate attacks on communities in Wukari and Gassol local government areas of Taraba State.
A family of five was killed on their farm in Jandeikyula village and another was shot and killed in his house in Anyam Kwever in Wukari LGA, Punch reports.
In Gassol local government one person was shot and killed in his house in Dan-Anacha town, while four others were seriously wounded when armed men attacked Nagulu village in Gassol LGA, the report said.
Chairman, Wukari LGA, Daniel Adi, who confirmed the killing of five persons in his domain, condemned the attack and called for calm.
“I have summoned a security meeting over the attack and we discussed strategies to prevent further attack,” he said.
The State Police Public Relations Officer, ASP David Misal said he was yet to be briefed on the development by the divisional police officers in the affected local government areas.
This week there has been butchering of innocents Nigerians in Rivers by unknown gunmen and in Benue by Fulani herdsmen. At least 100 people were killed.