Fulani bandits attacked Yelwan Zangam community in Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State and burned 36 people to death.
Women, children, and the elderly were reportedly sleeping when the massacre occurred in the early hours of Wednesday, August 25.
In addition to burning houses, the attackers also burned food items.
The aftermath of the attack has been captured on Facebook in shocking footage.
In an interview with David Zaion, a member of the community who confirmed the attack, he said the bandits had invaded the community and started killing people.
‘We have recovered 36 corpses of people killed by the Fulani, most of whom were burned beyond recognition,’ he said.