Bunkprugu Riot: Death Toll Rises To 3; 35 Houses Burnt

The death toll in the Bunkprugu renewed clashes has hit three as locals of Kpentogu and Bamungu fight each other.

Starr News’ Northern regional correspondent Eliasu Tanko said the riot which started Wednesday evening has rendered a lot of the residents homeless as 35 houses have been set on fire.

The Northern regional Police PRO ASP Ebenezer Tetteh has assured Starrfmonline.comthe law enforcement agents are “in control of the situation.”

The renewed clashes was between the Jamong and Jafog (two Konkomba) clans in the area. It is, however, unclear what sparked the clashes.

Starrfmonline.com understands several people have fled the town to neighbouring Togo for safety.

In April 12, 2015, two persons died while 24 houses were set ablaze during similar clashes.

The town has been placed on curfew between 8pm and 6am.


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