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PLATEAU, Nigeria (BP) -- At least 86 people were killed June 23 in Nigeria's Plateau State in clashes reportedly between Muslim Fulani herdsmen and Christian farmers, Plateau police said.
Six others were injured and 50 homes were destroyed, Plateau Police Commissioner Undie Adie confirmed the following day, although it was not clear how many of the dead were farmers. The weekend violence capped three days of attacks on Christian farmers in Plateau villages, police told the Guardian, and is the latest in an ages-old feud for land rights. Read More