No fewer than 20 persons were killed on Tuesday in a fresh attack by militia men suspected to be Fulani herdsmen in four communities in Demsa Local government area, Adamawa State.
The locals said the invaders attacked the communities at about 8am and set houses ablaze with property worth millions of naira destroyed.
Residents called on the federal government to save them from constant attack by Fulani militias.
The four affected communities have been deserted while security is said to have been drafted there.
The incident took place few days after herdsmen and farmers, at a stakeholders’ meeting promised to cohabit.
Presently the residents of the four affected communities have relocated to Borrong the headquarters of the district.