Suspected herdsmen have killed 143 villagers in Plateau State.
The villagers were attacked in Kanam local government area of the state on Sunday.
The affected communities include Kukawa, Gyambawu, Dungur, Kyaram, Yelwa, Dadda, Wanka, Shuwaka, Gwammadaji, and Dadin Kowa.
According to sources, security forces did not intervene in the raids which lasted for 24 hours, leaving the attackers to kill, maim and plunder undisturbed.
State Governor, Simon Lalong while commiserating with those affected, vow to bring the perpetrators to book.