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One dead in Dagomba-Konkomba clash over stolen pig

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One person has been killed and another injured at Nakpache, a village in the Yendi Municipality in the Northen Region.

This occurred after a Dagomba man shot and killed a pig belonging to the Konkombas.

The deceased, has been identified as Adams Alhassan, the Chief Imam for Nakpache.

When the Konkombas asked why their pig had been shot, the Dagomba shot the leg of the Konkomba man which sparked the burning of houses.

Several houses have been torched.

Security personnel from Yendi have since been deployed to the scene.

Women and children are being evacuated to Yendi because the Konkombas have blocked all exit routes in the village.

Meanwhile, schools in the villages under the Nanumba North Municipal Assembly, have been closed.

Some of the teachers who spoke to Citi News said they fear for their lives.

Divisional Crime Officer for the area, DSP Happy Michael Addai, who narrated the incident to CITI News said

By: NiiLarteLartey&Alabira Mohammed | citinewsroom.com | Ghana