Community Clash in Anambra West leaves Valuable Property Destroyed
A communal clash in Anambra West LGA between youths of Umuemu Anam and Nzam community has reportedly left valuable property destroyed. The clash supposedly broke out after Umuemu youths used a bush path leading to Nzam, setting ablaze their huts and yam seedlings, while Nzam youths in reaction, set ablaze property valued at millions at Umuemu Anam’s camp farm.
Sources report that sporadic gunshots in the air from the youths of both communities sent them fleeing, resulting in no casualties. The clash is supposedly a lingering dispute between the both communities, which has claimed numerous lives and property in the state. Meanwhile, the State’s Police Public Relations Officer confirmed that security agencies had jointly patrolled the area to normalize affairs and conduct investigations as regards the determinants and perpetrators of the unrest.