Three persons have been confirmed killed and eight others injured as a clash over farmland erupted in Mada station of Agidi Development Area of Nasarawa Eggon Local Government Area in Nasarawa State.
The clash broke out between two clans of, Agbashuru and Ikkah-Wangibi of Eggon tribe as two brothers have been laying claim to the rice farm, while the case is still in court.
The clash started when both claimants met at the disputed farmland to start harvesting causing the residents to flee their homes.
Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Ramhan Nansel, confirmed the incident, adding that one Nasiru Yakubu is receiving treatment in Eggon Hospital.
The chairman of Nasarawa Eggon Local Government, Mr. Danladi Idris said that security personnel have been deployed and that normalcy has return in the area.