Gunmen have invaded Atak Mawai ward in Zaman Dabo Village in the Atyap Chiefdom of Zango-Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State, going from house to house while the villagers were asleep, killing at least 10 persons.
The attacks reportedly happened at about 3 am on Sunday.
There has been official casualty figure, but sources say that over 10 people were killed during the attack while several others sustained injuries.
Houses and other valuables in the community were also destroyed during the attack.
The Kaduna Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Mohammad Jalige had yet to confirm the attack as at the time of going to press.