Three persons reportedly dead as farmers and herders clash in Guri Local Government Area of Jigawa State on Saturday.
The Local Government Chairman, Barkono Jaji-Adiyani who confirmed the incident to journalists, said he witnessed the funeral of all the deceased.
The identified deceased are Muhammadu Baushe, Maigida Kolo, while one other victim is yet to be identified by name.
In addition, the Local Government Information officer, Sunusi Doro, narrated that the clashed occurred when a resident of Arin community was attacked and badly injured by some Fulani men who blocked him in a bush path.
He said the incident resulted to a violent clash between the already tense farmers and herders communities adding that all the victims are residents of Adiyani, a Kanuri dominated farming community.
When contacted the police Public relation officer in the state, SP Abdu Jinjiri said they are yet to receive a proper report from the police division in Guri Local Council.