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Katsina: Farmers/Herders clash leaves 11 dead

By Habibu Umar Aminu, Katsina on 21/11/2018

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•Katsina police spokesperson, Gambo Isah
•Katsina police spokesperson, Gambo Isah

11 persons have died following a clash between farmers and herders in Gora village of Safana Local Government area of Katsina state. 

Daily Trust gathered that the incident which happened last night started when a farmer working on his farm resisted a herder invasion and was killed in the process.

The residents of the town later mobilised, and killed the herder which led to the invasion of the town by bandits from the Rugu forest on the village when the news spread.

Confirming the incidence the spokesman of Katsina police command SP Gambo Isah said  security personnel were already mobilised to the town with reinforcements from the Inspector General of Police, mobile police from 27 PMS and 3 additional units from the command.‎

Sourced from a Daily Trust report

Source News Express

Posted 21/11/2018 7:29:38 PM

 

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