Four Persons Killed In Ebonyi Communal Clash

The renewed boundary dispute between the folks of Ishinkwo and their neighbouring group, Abaomege, each underneath Onicha Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, has claimed 4 lives.

Also, properties value tens of millions of naira have been destroyed when armed youths from Abaomege reportedly stormed Ishinkwo round 8: 00am on Saturday, taking pictures sporadically at villagers.

SaharaReporters gathered that each communities have been locked in a land dispute that had claimed lots of of lives and property value a number of tens of millions of naira for a number of years. 

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Efforts of successive governments at demarcating the disputed land had proved abortive.

The assault compelled lots of of residents of the world to flee the group.

A resident of Ishinkwo, who spoke with SaharaReporters, stated stress was nonetheless excessive across the space with fears of repeated assaults and counter assaults among the many folks.

“Four people were killed, the tension here is still high. Police officers and army operatives came here yesterday but left after few minutes and asked the people to take care of themselves,” a resident instructed SaharaReporters. 

 

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