Lagos - Some traders in Ladipo Market in the Mushin area of Lagos clashed and disrupted trading activities at the busy market on Wednesday, Punch reports.
The traders, who were aided by hoodlums, threw pebbles and bottles at one another and engaged in a shootout before policemen from the Mushin division intervened and averted a total breakdown of law and order.
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There was no casualty in the incident, which reportedly lasted for two hours on Wednesday.
The clash was the climax of a leadership tussle between two rival factions in the market.
Witness account said said trouble started brewing when a popular Igbo union leader was arrested by men from the State Anti-Robbery Squad which was said to be facilitated by a rival gang.
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