Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Renewed Communal Clash Claims Eight In Ebonyi

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Renewed Communal Clash Claims Eight In Ebonyi




The Ebonyi State Police Command has confirmed the death of 8 persons including a 3 months old baby in a renewed communal clash between the people of Ndiagu Alike in Ikwo Local government area of the state and the neighbours, Enyibichiri in Abakaliki Local Government Area.

Confirming the death of the 8 persons, the State Police Public Relations Officer PPRO, ASP Loveth Odah said that the crisis has been a longstanding land dispute between the two communities which erupted again at the weekend.

ASP Odah said that a vehicle which was conveying the victims from their destination to their community and was later seen burning along the road adding that it was alleged that the vehicle and the occupants were set ablaze by warriors from one of the communities


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