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Clash claims two lives in Nasarawa

25 August 2014, 20:31

Nasarawa - A renewed clash between Eggon youths and Fulani herdsmen in Nasarawa Eggon and Lafia Local Government Areas of Nasarawa State left two people dead, Leadership reports.

The reprisal attack was said to be carried out by the Eggon youths, numbering about 20, who invaded the community in the evening where they laid siege on worshippers in a Mosque, killing two and injuring others.

Also read: Four killed in Adamawa communal clash

Several residents were displaced as their homes were burnt down in the attack.

Three persons who were injured were said to have been taken to Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital, Lafia, for medical attention.

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