Dowayan village in Demsa Local Government Area of Adamawa State.
Local residents say the attack was carried out last night by herdsmen.
The residents said the herdsmen struck around 8:00 pm attacking the communities in the village. Several houses were also burnt and properties destroyed.
Numan, Demsa and Girei Local Governments Areas in Adamawa State have previously been attacked by gunmen suspected to be herdsmen.