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Tiv/Fulani Clash: 20 Feared Dead In Taraba State

No less than 20 persons have been feared dead and many others missing during an ongoing violent clash between Tivs and Fulanis in Sabon Gidan village of Dan Anacha town, Taraba State.

Sources who witnessed the incident informed that the crisis started on Saturday when two corpses of Fulanis were found killed in a bush.

The sources added that following the incident the kingpins of the herdsmen carried out reprisal attacks on the Tivs.

” I counted about 20 corpses who were believed to have been killed early hours of today, Sunday,” a resident f the area told PREMIUM TIMES.

“Many people including women and children are nowhere to be found,” the source added.

Confirming the clash when contacted, the Taraba police spokesperson, David Misal, said more operatives have been drafted to the area to restore peace and order.

He said the police could not yet ascertain the casualty figure.

More details to be added as the story develops…



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