Some gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen have invaded a village in Shaforon and Kudumti communities in Numan Local Government of Adamawa State killing two.
Six others including military personnel also sustained injuries after the attack
The state Police Public Relation Officer, Suleiman Yahaya confirmed the incident.
While the PPRO says the attackers were cattle rustlers, the community say the gunmen were herdsmen.
The Police PPRO claims officers have been deployed to in strategic areas to comb fleeing criminals.