7 Persons have been confirmed killed by gunmen in an attack at Tor-Togan town on Thursday night.
Several others according to reports were injured in the attack, which occurred around 5:30pm.
The chairman of Katsina Ala local government area Hon.Alfled Atera confirmed the incident.
Tor Tongo is a farming community on the Katsina Ala -Takum federal highway in Benue north east senatorial zone .
Atera disclosed that those killed were mostly members of the Community Volunteer Guards (CVG).
He said five other persons sustained serious injuries among them, a priest, who was hit while the gunmen shot sporadically into the air before they escaped.
He alleged that the gunmen are L gang members of a militia leader called Azonto.
Azonto,was arrested last month in Taraba state and has since been in custody.