Yet to be identified gunmen struck in Rim, a town in Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau State. The community situated about 50 km south of Jos came under attack late on Tuesday night and residents stated that guns boomed till around 8 am on Wednesday. Many residents fled the community early on Wednesday morning.
The incident has been confirmed by Felicia Anselm, the spokesperson of the Plateau State Police Command who said police officers had been deployed to the troubled community. The community came under a similar attack in April 2012.