Nigeria Communal Conflict: 73 dead in clashes in Nigeria for many days.
Kano, Hundreds of people have been killed in communal violence for many days in northeast Nigeria. Police and community leaders gave this information. Conflicts started on July 5 in the Lau district of Taraba town which ran for many days, between Fulani Herdsmen and Yandang farmers. However, the police have told the number of people killed 17.
Taraba police spokesman David Mussal told AFP: “The violence that has been confirmed for four days has confirmed the killing of 17 people and many villages have been set on fire. Police troops were sent on the spot and on July 8, the situation is completely under control. “The leaders of the Fulani and Yangand community said that 70 people have been killed in the violence and thousands of people leave their homes to save their lives. went.
According to the Aron Artimas leader of the Yadang community, more than 50 farmers have been killed and 50 villages have been killed and 23 people have been displaced in the attacks, said Shahabi Mohammed, head of the shepherd association in Taraba. Has been set on fire. More than 2000 people have been displaced from the affected villages. ‘This conflict has put pressure on President Mohammed Buhari because the country will be going to polls next year.