Some suspected Fulani herdsmen allegedly invaded koton-karfi and Onzo communities in Kogi local government council of Kogi State killing seven persons.
It was gathered that the two separate attack took place early hours of Tuesday at about 2 am and 3 am.
According to source, the suspected Fulani herdsmen have been hidden in a mountain surrounding the communities without the knowledge of the people.
However, at about 2 am on Tuesday the suspected herdsmen numbering over thirty fully armed with AK 47 and other dangerous weapons invaded the communities and opened fire on the houses of the people.
According to the source, the suspected Fulani herdsmen divided them self for the coordinated attack on the two communities.
It was gathered that three persons died on the spot during the attack which lasted several hours.
Meanwhile, the Administrator of the Kogi local government, Barrister Muhammed Tanko who confirming the attack while speaking with our reporter yesterday said the security agents in the state are on the top of the situation.
He noted that the attack took them by surprise because koton-karfi community is a peaceful community.
When our reporter called on the Kogi State Police Public Relation Officer Mr. William Ayah on the incident he said the Command was yet to be briefed.