JUST IN: 4 dead, several others injured as Fulani herdsmen attack in Niger

Four persons have been confirmed dead
while several others injured as farmers and
herdsmen clash in Sabon Daga village in
Bosso Local Government Area of Niger
State.
- But despite the intervention by security
and elders in the area, tension is still very
high as both patties vowed to resist any
trespass and/or resistance, as the case may
be.
At least four persons have been
confirmed dead while several others
injured as farmers and herdsmen clash
in Sabon Daga village in Bosso Local
Government Area of Niger State.According to a report by Vanguard
newspaper, weapons such as Dane guns,
bows and arrows, cutlasses, daggers
among others, were said to be freely
used by the warring parties in the fight
which broke out yesterday morning and
lasted for hours.The elders of the community, police and
other security agencies has however
intervened
The state Police Command’s Public
Relations Officer, DSP Bala Elkana, who
confirmed the attack said Fulani and
Gbagyi elders in the area have also
intervened by summoning an
emergency meeting of their respective
people in order to forestall any possible
reprisal attacks that could lead to
further bloodshed now or in the future.However the report added that despite
the intervention by security and elders
in the area, tension is still very high as
both parties vowed to resist any trespass
and/or resistance, as the case may be.
Recall that few days ago, cattle rustlers
attacked Angwa Umadi village in
Shiroro Local Government Area of the
state, killing a Senior Secondary School
2 student and injuring 15 others.
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