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Regional News of Saturday, 15 April 2017


Hundreds homeless after Chereponi conflict

More than 500 thatched mud houses have been set ablaze following renewed conflict between the Chakosi and Bimoba ethnic groups in the Northern Region.

Reports indicate that the clashes in the Chereponi District started on the dawn of Friday, April 14, 2017, and have displaced hundreds of women and children.

No death have been reported but at least two people have sustained gunshots wounds, the reports indicate.

The impoverished Chereponi District is an ethnic conflict hotspot.