Opperatives of the Amotekun Operation have been said to engage in a brutal clash earlier this morning at Aiyete in the Ibarapa North Local Government Area of the state.
The clash which was reported to have started at Okebi village on Saturday morning have claimed about seven lives and destroyed series of properties, but the cause of the clash could not be immediately ascertained as of the time of filing this report.
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A man, Saliu, who claimed to be a resident of the area told our correspondent that seven persons had been killed.
He added that about seven houses were also razed.
Saliu said, “Alhaji Usman Okebi and his two sons were killed. We don’t know what caused the fight. Some persons were shot and injured. “The number of people killed has increased to seven. Those who were shot and ran away later died in the bush.”