One person is reportedly dead from clashes between Dagombas and Kokombas in the Yendi Municipality in the Northern Region.

Reports indicate that the clashes started when a when a drove of pigs of a Konkomba man trampled the maize farm of a Dagomba man.

Enraged by the destruction, the Dagomba man shot and killed one of the pigs, sparking a conflagration between the two ethnic groups.

With the aid of his kinsmen, the pig farmer tried to snatch the gun from the maize farmer. A Dagomba man’s leg was shot in the struggle.

Also, reports from the Municipality indicates that about 5 houses have been razed down by both factions.

The police and military have been deployed to the scene to maintain peace.


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