[Photos] Land dispute in Delta state turns bloody as two communities clash

Two persons have been shot dead in a renewed clash between the people of Emede and Igbide clans in Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta state, following a protracted land dispute.

As reported, the crisis started on Tuesday, December 8, due to the cultivation of a disputed land known as Oruzu, by both parties.

A source from Emede told newsmen that, the armed individuals from Igbide were dressed in military unforme, as well as black and red outfits started the attack. 

“On Tuesday afternoon, Igbide people attacked Emede with sophisticated weapons like AK47. We never planned for the war. The next day (Wednesday), they attacked. They shot till dawn even withdrew and came back again. Most of them put on military uniforms and some wore red and black when they came to attack. They burnt so many houses in the outskirts of Emede,” the source said.

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