Nigeria clashes between Fulani herdsmen and vigilantes kill 72

By Reuters | Mon, 7 Apr 2014 09:41 AM

KADUNA, Nigeria, April 7 (Reuters) - - Clashes in northwest Nigeria between suspected Fulani cattle rustlers mounted on motorbikes and local youth vigilantes from the rival Hausa ethnic group left at least 72 people dead, police said on Monday.

Dozens of gunmen raided a meeting of youth vigilantes and local hunters who had gathered from different areas at the remote village of Yar Galadima, in northwest ...

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