BREAKING: Scores Injured As Communities Clash In Kwara

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Scores of people were said to have sustained varying degrees of injuries during a communal clash that erupted Thursday between the people of Tsaragi and their neighbours in Kange.

Both communities are in Edu local government area of the state.

Though the cause of the clash could not be immediately ascertained as at the time of filing this report, Blueprint gathered that no casualty was recorded on both side.
Eyewitnesses, however, confirmed that some people sustained varying degrees of injuries in the fracas that ensued between the people of the two communities.

When contacted, the spokesman of the Kwara State Police Command, Ajayi Okasanmi, confirmed the outbreak of violence in Tsaragi and Kange communities.
Ajayi however, said that normalcy had been returned to the areas by the personnel of the command deployed to the troubled spots.
Also, the state government said it had taken immediate steps to maintain peace in Tsaragi and Kange communities.

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The Chief Secretary to the state governor, Rafiu Ajakaye, in a statement said, ” Security agencies have been deployed and are doing a good job.”
The state government appealed to all sides to keep the peace while the development is being monitored.
“His Excellency, the Governor is talking every other minute with the leaders on all sides”, the statement added.

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