Two die in communal clash

An attack on Ikachi village in Akparata area of Effium, in Ohaukwu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, has left two people dead and seven others abducted. The incident took place on Sunday.

DSP Joshua Ukandu, the spokesperson for Ebonyi Police Command, confirmed the incident. He stated that the attackers also destroyed property that is said to worth millions of naira.

“We have been working with other security agencies to ensure that peace returned to the area.

“The command is also investigating the attack to ascertain the root cause of the matter,” Ukandu said.

According to agency report, Ezza and Effium communities have been enmeshed in deadly clashes since 2021.

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