No fewer than 13 persons have been reportedly killed after bandits attacked Karekuka village of Gassol local government area of Taraba state.
A source who confirmed the incident to Channels Television, saying no fewer than six local vigilante members lost their lives in the Friday attack.
Many others were also wounded.
According to the source, the vigilantes also killed six of the bandits.
Meanwhile, the bandits also attacked Garin Gidado community on Saturday morning but met it empty, the source added.
The community had been previously attacked by bandits.
Police spokesperson in Taraba confirmed the attack on Karekuka village and said efforts are in top gear to restore normalcy.
He said officers have been sent to the scene to convey the corpses to a nearby morgue, adding that investigation into the incident has commenced.