Clashes in Chereponi, several injured, houses torched

Renewed violence has erupted in Bumbrugu, in the eastern part of the Northern region in the Chereponi District between Chokosis and Bimobas.

It is unclear what triggered the bloody clashes Friday morning but a Chokosi resident told Starr News their houses were raided with guns and spears Friday Dawn while they were still sleeping.

According to Starr News’s Northern regional correspondent, Eliasu Tanko, two persons are reportedly injured while over six communities have been completely torched.

Police in the area has confirmed that the situation is out of control have informed the divisional command in Yendi for support.

Two people were butchered in February last year when the two tribes fought over right to fishing in the Kpembi river,  a water source of the Oti river.

More details soon…