Metro Fresh Fulani Herdsmen vs Farmers Clash in Taraba: 12 Killed, 80 Houses Razed



A fresh spate of violence has erupted in Lau LGA, Taraba state between Fulani herdsmen and Mummeye farmers, Vanguard reports.

Pockets of attacks started last Friday and at the moment has claimed at least 10 lives and over 80 houses have been torched.

Between Friday and Saturday, eight persons were reportedly killed during communal clashes between the Mummuye and the Fulani communities of Lushi, Sakuwa, Hore Ladde and Garin Dogo.

Tuesday's violence started around 2 a.m. when a village, named Bonja, and Mayo-Kunga belonging to Fulani ethnic group were attacked by suspected Mummuye youths.

The attack on the Mayo-Kunga village led to reprisals attacks on neighbouring communities.

The police confirmed that both sides have lost six men while a host of others has been arrested.


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