Arusha - Six people were killed and eight others wounded in
days of clashes between farmers and herders in central Tanzania, police said
"It started when a group of farmers took some cows,
claiming that they had destroyed their crops," local police chief Faustine
Shilogile said, from the central Morogoro region.
"The herders came to take their cattle back by force
and clashes broke out... six people were killed."
Conflicts between farmers and herders are common in
Tanzania, notably in the region of Morogoro, where the land is particularly
Police had since restored calm to the area, Shilogile added.