Incident

Police confirm one person killed, during herders/farm clash in Jigawa Nigeria Open

Category: Violent Attacks
Time: 07 Jan 22, 10:30AM
Address: Kirikasamma Central market, Kukadabo Road, Kirikasama, Nigeria
Reported by: Saliu Juliana

The Jigawa State Police Command has confirmed the killing of one person whose body was found in the bush during a clash between herdsmen and farmers in Jigawa State and added that it is yet to confirm the actual casualty figure. This was as some eyewitnesses said no fewer that 12 farmers were killed during the clash which took place at Matarar Gamji and Madaci villages in Kirikasamma Local Government Area of Jigawa State. It was gathered that the clash occurred when the herders and their cattle allegedly invaded farmlands and destroyed farm produce in the two villages.

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