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Eight die in Kaduna communal clash

06 January 2014, 12:22

Kaduna - About eight persons have been killed and about 10 people injured in violence that broke out between Fulani herdsmen and Southern Kaduna indigenes on Sunday, according to Information Nigeria.

The security official said the fight occurred in a village close to Manchok area of Kaura local government.

Houses were also set ablaze in a clash that is believed to stem from a misunderstanding between the indigenes and the herdsmen.

Another eyewitness said that people in the area stole cows from the Fulani herdsmen and burnt their houses.

The injured have been referred to the 44 Military Hospital in Kaduna.

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