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Fulani Herdsmen attack Niger State, 4 killed

by on January 14, 2017
 

– Niger state police command spokesperson DSP Bala Elkalla confirmed the deaths which he said happened in Sabon Daga in Bosso local government area of the state

– Elkalla also revealed that one of the leaders of the two parties involved in the clash had been arrested and was providing the police with useful information

– At least four people were killed and some others injured in clashes between herdsmen and farmers in the same village on Tuesday, January 10

At least three people have been killed in a clash between Fulani herdsmen and farmers in Niger state late on Thursday, January 12.

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News Agency of Nigeria reports that those killed were a police inspector, an officer of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) and a civilian were killed in Sabon Daga village.

The police confirmed the incident through the state’s spokesperson DSP Bala Elkalla in Minna, the state capital on Friday, January 13.

Elkalla said that police had contained the situation which occurred in Bosso Local Government Area of the state and also revealed that one of the leaders of the two parties involved in the clash had been arrested and was providing the police with useful information.

“We have stationed sufficient number of policemen in Sabon Daga village as well as six neighbouring villages to prevent any further attacks.

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“We will get to the root of the matter and those found wanting will surely be prosecuted,” he said.

At least four people were killed and some others injured in clashes between herdsmen and farmers in the same village on Tuesday, January 10.

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