At least 100 reportedly killed in Katsina State

ShemaReports Thursday night said the death toll of the killing in Katsina state has risen beyond 100.

Gunmen unleashed violence in a Katsina village in what was alleged to be attacks by rival groups over farmland and the activities of Fulani herdsdmen
urdi Mohammed, Katsina state police commissioner told Reuters “The figure that I have is 40 dead and it was a clash between Hausa people and Fulani herdsmen.”

Before the Katsina state killings, clashes between Fulani herdsmen reportedly occurred in Benue State.In fact,a convoy of Benue State Governor Gabriel Suswam was attacked by yet to be identified gunmen.

But is Nigeria witnessing the rise of another militia group?Who is behind this?

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