Join NairaWay / Login / Trending / Recent / New
Stats: 265 members, 2,950 topics. Date: November 19, 2018, 5:41 am
“During the night of 23-24 March, the situation became very aggravated and at this stage we have 17 people dead,” defence ministry official Vincent Toh Bi said on state television.
A further 39 people were injured in the fighting, including five members of the security forces who intervened, he added.
Around 900 defence and security personnel were deployed in the town to restore order.
“This is a provisional toll. This is a crisis. We’ll have to wait several more hours, or even several days, to have a definitive toll,” said Toh Bi.
Violent disputes between nomadic herders and farmers, often over grazing and watering rights, are not uncommon, but such a high death toll is rare
The farmers complain that their fields are ruined by the passage of herds of cattle.
How Phone Robbers Now Steal Millions From People's Bank Account / Rich Landlord Caught Having S*x With A Boy In Lagos... beaten & paraded (photos) / Armed Robbers attack Government Car carrying Huge Cash In Akwa Ibom /
Viewing this topic: 1 guest viewing this topic
|NAIRAWAY - Copyright © 2016 Oluwasegun Adebayo. All rights reserved. Follow NairaWay on Facebook|
Disclaimer: Every NAIRAWAY member is solely responsible for anything that he/she posts or uploads on NAIRAWAY.