Unknown gunmen on Wednesday attacked Gidan Sule village in Nasarawa State, killing five persons.
The state’s police spokesman, Rahman Nansel, who confirmed the incident in a statement released on Thursday, said the gunmen shot sporadically in the community.
“Four corpses were recovered at the scene, while three injured victims were rescued and rushed to Odumu Hospital for medical attention.
“Unfortunately one person later died while receiving treatment at the same hospital,” he said.
He noted that the police authorities have already deployed more manpower led by Area Commander Awe, ACP Dankwano D. Wilson to fish out the culprits.
“The Commissioner of Police hereby condoles with the families of the deceased and assured that, the Police Command will do everything humanly possible to arrest and bring to book the perpetrators of the act,” he added.