Unidentified gunmen have allegedly killed family of nine in Rukuba road community of Jos North Local Government Area, a development that sparked up tension in the community and other parts of Jos metropolis.
A resident of the area, who prefers anonymity, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), that the gunmen attacked the community on Thursday night.
The PPRO, who could not confirm the accurate number of deaths, said that lives were lost, while many others were severely injured.
He explained that the assailants took advantage of the night rains to perpetrate the “evil” act.
Tyopev said that the injured were rushed to Bingham University Teaching Hospital, Jos, where they were receiving treatment.
The PPRO said a combined team of security personnel had been dispatched to flash points to avert breakdown of law and order, and urged members of the public to remain calm and law abiding.
He said investigation to unravel those behind the crime has commenced.