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Police: Scores Killed in Central Nigeria Communal Battle

Fighting between Fulani herdsmen and farmers from the Eggon ethnic group has left at least 60 people dead in central Nigeria, mostly from machete cuts, police said on Thursday. The clashes broke out on Wednesday in Nasawrawa state, a week after some Eggon villagers accused Fulanis of stealing cattle, Nasarawa police spokesman Umaru Ismaila said by telephone. “The report we have is 60 dead from the clash in Tudun-Ababu village,” he said. “Some bodies were burned beyond...

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