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Bimbila: Two feared dead in renewed chieftaincy conflict


A renewed chieftaincy conflict in Bimbila in the Nanumba District of the Northern Region has led two persons dead and two others in critical conditions.

ASP Ebenezer Teteh, the Northern Regional Police Public Relations Officer who confirmed the killing of the two said their bodies were found after sporadic gunshots following the installation of a chief  Thursday February 9, 2017 conflict.

Information available to TopNews Ghana indicates a mother and her daughter were the two persons who lost their lives.

A sub-chief’s house was torched and a school building shot at.

ASP Teteh disclosed that a joint team of the Police and Military officers was deployed to the area to restore calm.

Meanwhile, the Ministry of the Interior has imposed a curfew on the town and its environs. The curfew hours are between 4:00pm and 6:00am.

Source: www.TopNewsGhana.com/Ghana


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