Northern Region: One person feared dead in a communal clash

BY: Mohammed Fugu

A clash between two groups at Nakpachei, a farming community near Yendi in the Northern Region on Thursday morning, has reportedly led to the death of one person.

A second person is reportedly in a critical condition whilst several others are also reportedly injured. 

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A number of houses have also been torched in the violent clash that erupted Thursday morning, November 8, 2018.

Reports say a farmer shot and killed a pig which had destroyed his farm.

That angered the owner of the pig, who reportedly mobilised his friends and attacked the farmer.

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During the confrontation and in an attempt to take the gun away from the farmer, it triggered and instantly killed one person and injured the others.

A source at the Northern Regional Police Command told Graphic Online that a joint military and police team have since been deployed from Yendi to the community to restore calm.

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