Fresh hostilities broke out Saturday between Adadama community of Cross River State and the Ikwo people of Ebonyi State. Reports said at least seven persons were killed.
According to eye witnesses, a group of over 40 armed men from Ebonyi State invaded Adadama community killing the deceased victims and injuring over 20. The bodies of the victims were said to have been deposited at the mortuary in Itigidi. The hostilities came despite a peace accord entered to by both communities last month in Abuja.