Four persons including children were feared killed in the early hours of Tuesday by armed men in Riyom, Plateau State.
Survivors said the attackers invaded the area at about 3:00 a.m.
About 15 people were also injured in the attack.
The victims have been taken to Vom Christian hospital in the area.
Riyom like several other parts of Plateau witnessed many ethno-religious crisis in 2013 leading to the death of hundreds of people.