18 killed as herdsmen and farmers face off in fresh clashes

18 killed as herdsmen and farmers face off in fresh clashes

Not less than 18 people have died while 43 were wounded following a bloody herdsmen vs farmers clash in the Western Tahoua region of Niger Republic on the morning of Tuesday 1 November 2016.

According to sources, women and children were mostly affected in the clash which began when a cow strayed into a farmland and consumed some crops.

Residents have fled in drove as the area looks deserted aftermath the violent incident.