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Chad: 11 killed during inter-communal clashes

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At least eleven people have died in fresh inter-communal clashes, in southern Chad between farmers and herders, local media reported.

The incident took place in Koumogo, in the Moyen-Chari region, Southern Chad on Monday, August 26.

The conflict started after the death of a farmer in a field related dispute, eight people died during the attack.

Similarly, two people died in the herder’s camp.

Note that, the central African country’s President, Idriss Deby, in August, stated that inter-communal conflict had become a “national concern”.

The government declared a state of emergency in the eastern provinces of Sila, Qauddai, and northwest of Tibesti on August 18.

The police are making efforts to restore calm in the area, and also help settle the disputes.

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