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11 killed, 7 missing in Lagos communal clash

14 November 2016, 18:56

Lagos - Several people are feared dead following a communal clash between two communities in Lagos state.

Punch reports that a clash between Otodo Gbame – an Egun community in Lekki phase 1 and some Yoruba youth have led to the killing of 11 people.

It was also gathered that seven people re still missing after the clash.

Eye witnesses said the conflict started on Sunday, November, 13, after residents of the community insisted that the Yoruba youths relocate from the area over land grabbing issue.

Also read: Eight die in Kaduna communal clash

Police officers from the Area J command and the Rapid Response Squad in Ikeja were said to have stormed the area to restore calm.

One of the residents, Stephen Emmanuel said he lost two of children – Maryam and Samuel – in the clash.

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