19 persons have now been confirmed killed, following the invasion of Nyuwar and Hemen communities in Balanga council area of Gombe State by gunmen
15 persons were initially reported dead in the attack which happened on Tuesday with several housed razed.
iVotesng however, gathered that 4 additional bodies have been recovered in Nyuwar bringing the death tolls to 12, while that of Hemen is 7.
Mass grave had already been dug for those who lost their lives.
One of the survivors of the mayhem, Mr. Dibi Simon Tsaga said that the youths are still combing the rocky terrain, with a view to recovering more corpse.
The state government had imposed 24 hours curfew on the area, while the state’s commissioner of police, Ishola Babatunde Babaita assured the residents of adequate security.