Unconfirmed reports say more persons have been killed by rampaging Fulani herdsmen just minutes after Vice President Yemi Osinbajo arrive Plateau State to address the leaders over the renewed killings in the state.
The attack allegedly took place at Kwi, a village near Hiapng Airport, Riyom Local Government Area of the state Monday afternoon.
Our source said the attackers invaded the communities and set houses ablaze, during which an aged woman was burnt to death.
Details of the incident at Kwi could not be ascertained at press time.
The commissioner, Mr Dati, said Governor Simon Lalong will make a radio and television broadcast as part of measures to end the disturbances.
The police said 86 people were killed in several villages while six persons were injured in the attack that lasted between 1 p.m. and 8 p.m.
It was learnt Mr Osinbajo landed at the Hiapang airport and addressed the leaders immediately.