Gunmen reportedly attacked Mbayatyo Mbater council ward of Logo LGA of Benue during a wake, and killed many of the mourners, including a hunter commander.
Many also sustained injuries during the wake-keep was for one Mama Sule Achin Adigi.
Jiji Jack, a resident of the community, confirmed the attack in a post on his official Facebook page.
He called on security agencies to urgently rescue “those that are still breathing”.
The Sankera axis of the state, which includes Logo, has been witnessing by the deadly militia gang of the late Terwase Akwaza a.k.a Gana who was allegedly killed by the Nigerian military after he surrendered last year.