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Report: Herdsmen vs. Indigenes: 10 killed, 80 houses burnt in Taraba clashes 

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Report: Herdsmen vs. Indigenes: 10 killed, 80 houses burnt in Taraba clashes 

​At least 10 people have been killed and several houses burnt in fresh violence that erupted on Tuesday in Taraba, Premium Times reports.

Police said six people died in the clashes between the Fulani and Mummuye communities in Lau Local Government area of the state.

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.

The Police Public Relations Officer for Taraba State, David Misal, said six people were killed in the conflict.

“Since the Friday attack between the Fulani herdsmen and Mummuye farmers in Lushi, there have been reprisal attacks.

“For now six persons were confirmed killed on both sides while several others have been arrested,” the PPRO said.

Misal, an Assistant superintendent of police, also confirmed that 80 houses had been burnt.

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