The police in Enugu State has confirmed the attack on a community by suspected herdsmen.
Violence in Ukpabi-Nimbo, in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area in the early hours of yesterday left over a dozen persons dead.
Reports say residents of the neigbouring communities of Nkpologwu and Uvuru have fled to nearby Nsukka for fear of new attacks.
Public Relations Officer of the police command, Ebere Amaraizu, said that a combined team of police and army personnel have been moved to the area.