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Farmer-Herder Clash In Chad Leaves 3 Persons Dead, 11 Injured

Three persons were killed on Thursday Dec. 23, and 11 others seriously wounded during clashes between cattle herders and farmers in the village of Touka.

Three persons were killed on Thursday Dec. 23, and 11 others seriously wounded during clashes between cattle herders and farmers in the village of Touka, located in Fitri division of Chad.

Djimta Ben Dergon, the Governor of the Batha province, and Brig. Gen. Isskha Koty Yakhoub, the Assistant Commander of the National Guard, have visited the village to assess the situation and agree on ways to bring lasting peace between the two warring groups. 

Governor Ben Dergon, while addressing the villagers in Touka, called on them to remain calm and continue to go about their normal occupations as usual. 

He promised to always be in contact with them to find lasting solutions to their daily problems and differences.



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