Armed attackers have left a trail of devastation in a village in the central Plateau state, Nigeria.
Reports from residents and state officials indicate that at least twenty people, mostly women, and children, have lost their lives in the attack, while several homes have been burned down.
The incident highlights the ongoing ethnic and religious tensions that have plagued the Middle Belt region.
Plateau has been the scene of violent clashes between farmers and semi-nomadic herders, resulting in hundreds of deaths.
Tofik Abdul Nasir has the latest developments on this tragic event.