3 killed, 8 injured over farmland in Nasarawa

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No fewer than three persons have been confirmed killed and eight others injured as a clash over farmland erupted in Mada station of Agidi Development Area of Nasarawa Eggon Local Government Area in Nasarawa State.

The clash between two clans of, Agbashuru and Ikkah-Wangibi of Eggon tribe as two brothers have been laying claim to the rice farm, while the case is in court The clash vanguard gathered started when both claimants met at the disputed farmland to start harvesting causing the residents to flee their homes. Also read: Five murdered in an Austrian ski town ―Police Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Ramhan Nansel, confirmed the incident, adding that one Nasiru Yakubu is receiving treatment in Eggon Hospital. Chairman of Nasarawa Eggon Local Government, Mr. Danladi Idris said security personnel have been deployed and that calm has to return to the area.