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Police arrest 21 over Niamina clash

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By Omar Bah

Police spokesperson Superintendent Lamin Njie has confirmed the arrest of 21 people after a communal dispute between Nyamina Sambang Fula Kunda and Mandinka Kunda left 22 people injured.

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“I can confirm the arrest of 21 people over the communal dispute in Niamina,” PRO Njie told The Standard yesterday via telephone.
The police PRO said a team of officers was dispatched to the ground to maintain peace, saying an investigation is opened into the matter.

A communal violence between Niamina Sambang Fula Kunda and Mandinka Kunda Tuesday evening left dozens severely injured and several compounds set ablaze.
According to media reports, the incident occurred when a donkey from one of the rival communities entered into the farmland of others leading to confrontation.

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