About 36 lives were lost after being burnt by Fulani bandits who attacked Yelwan Zangam community in Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State.
The tragic incident reportedly happened in the early hours of Wednesday, August 25, while children, women and the aged were deep asleep.
The attackers also burnt houses with food items.
Bandits burn 36 victims alive as they slept in Plateau community (photo/video)
Shocking footage of the aftermath of the attack has been shared on Facebook.
David Zion, a member of the community, who confirmed the attack, said the bandits invaded the community and started killing.
‘We have recovered 36 corpses of people who were killed by the Fulani, most of the corpses were burnt beyond recognition,’ he said.