Some security operatives at a scene of violence in Bassa area of Plateau state (File photo: Channels TV)

At least three persons have been killed by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Kura Falls community in Gashish District of Barkin-Ladi, Plateau state.

Concise News learned that the attack occurred in the early hours of Saturday.

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Spokesman for the police in the state, ASP Matthias Terna Tyopev, said, “We received an information at about 0700hrs on Saturday that residents were attacked in Kura Falls by unknown gunmen which resulted in the death of three persons.”

Tyopev gave names of the deceased persons as Dawala Bullet 30, Fidelis Richard 3, and 60-year-old Iliya Doro all male of the same Kura Falls community.

“We have mobilised our personnel to the Gashish District to avert further killing of lives and destruction of properties while investigation has commenced with a view to track down the perpetrators and made them to face the wrath of the law,” he added