Unknown gunmen on Sunday night killed 12 persons in Kuru village of Jos south Local Council of Plateau State.
CityNews Nigeria learnt that the attack took place about 10:30pm.
The attack also left five others seriously injured according to CityNews sources.
Chairman of Jos South Local Government, Hon Gideon Dandereng, confirmed the attack to journalists in Jos .
Dandereng condemned the unwarranted attack on peace-loving and hardworking citizens.
He also called for calm and appealed to security operatives to go after the perpetrators
Several calls to Plateau Police Command spokesman, ASP. Gabriel Ubah, were unanswered.