The incident was said to have happened on Saturday night in Taagbe village, near Kent Academy in Bassa LGA and lasted for many hours.
The attack followed reported threats of attacks in a community near Jos Wild Life Park, about five kilometres away from Taagbe village.
A community leader and eyewitness told our correspondent that the attack was one of the deadliest in recent times.
He said, “God should intervene and save us from these Fulani boys. During the attack, they came in several numbers, swooped on the villagers at midnight and struck.