Many Killed in Adamawa Communal Conflict


A Violent battle between two tribes in Lafia, a business border city between Adamawa and Gombe states, has claimed an unspecified variety of residents.

Our correspondent gathered on Wednesday that individuals of Lunguda tribe and their Waja counterparts in the neighborhood engaged each other in an in a single day bloodletting and destruction of beneficial property.

Many have been killed whereas houses, home animals and different valuables have been destroyed.

Lafia is in Lamurde Local Government Area in Adamawa State.


The battle was mentioned to have been sparked by a dispute over farmland.

The state deputy governor, Chief Crowther Seth has visited the neighborhood accompanied  by the Brigade Commander of the 23 Brigade Yola, Brigadier General Sani Gambo Mohammed, amongst different safety chiefs.

The deputy governor assured that authorities would examine and produce perpetrators to ebook, warning towards additional escalation of the battle.

The state police command confirmed the incident yesterday, saying that 32 suspects have been arrested in reference to the battle.

Two councils have been locked down following the conflict.

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