Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herders have killed a catechist identified as Sydney Shirsha and two others at Amudu village in Giza chiefdom, Keana Local Government Area of Nasarawa State.
It was reported that the gunmen, who were armed with sophisticated weapons, stormed Amudu, a Tiv village in Giza development area at midnight on Saturday.
According to Daily Trust, several others villagers sustained various degrees of gunshot injuries during the attack.
Hundreds of locals are also said to have fled the village following the attack.
Peter Ahemba, president of the Tiv Development Association (TIDA) in the state, confirmed the attack.
He lamented constant attacks on his people.