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.