45 killed in ethno-religious clash between herders and farmers in Nigeria, police say

March 16, 2015 6:46 PM

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WARRI, Nigeria – Police say they suspect a group of Fulani herdsmen shot and killed 45 people in the latest clash between mainly Muslim herders and predominantly Christian farmers in central Nigeria.

Survivors put the death toll at nearer 100. Farmer Orji Dooga said he counted 95 bodies from Sunday's attack on the village Egba in Benue state.

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