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23 killed in Nigeria clashes
Published : Monday, 20 April, 2015,  Time : 12:00 AM,  View Count : 15

LAGOS, Apr 19 : At least 23 villagers have died in clashes between two mainly fishing and farming communities in central Nigeria's Benue state, police said on Sunday.
"Some 23 corpses have been recovered following the fighting between Ologba and Egba communities in Agatu local government area of the state," state police spokesman Austin Ezeani told AFP.
He said several villagers were also injured, adding that the latest clashes in the region centred on a dispute over fishing rights in the area.    ?AFP














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