About five people have been reportedly killed by violent rainstorms that destroyed houses in Karfa village of Bokkos Local Government Area, Plateau State.

According to rescue officials, the rainstorm which lasted hours last weekend also destroyed farm crops and other valuables leading to several displacements.

No government intervention has been confirmed to have reached the affected community yet.

A similar rainstorm has also been reported in Maikatako and Bungha villages of Bokkos and Mangu Local Government Areas with several fatalities.

State officials have however yet to comment on any of the incidents.