Suspected herdsmen attack Adamawa community

Posted by News Express | 4 February 2018 | 946 times

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Suspected Herdsmen have attacked Yungur community in Song Local Government Area of Adamawa State.

The attack which occurred on Saturday was said to have been caused by a quarrel where a herdsman forcefully took his cattle into the water used for domestic purposes by the community.

This provoked a fight leading to the death of the herder, although the death toll is yet to be ascertained but the attack is said to be continuous, as a large number of Herdsmen, the next day started burning houses and food items belonging to the community.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Adamawa State Command, SP Othman Abubakar, while confirming the incidence said the military and other security forces have been deployed to the area.

Source: News Express

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