An overnight attack near Plateau State University, Bokkos yesterday left three people dead, local sources say.

The attack in Maijankai village, around the boundaries of Barkin Ladi and Bokkos Local Government Areas was believed to have been carried out by Fulani herdsmen.

Those killed according to local sources are Mr. Caleb Daniel, Mr. Nandom Istifanus and Mr. Mabur, surname unknown.

No suspect has been arrested and no comment has been obtained from officials yet.