About 10 people are feared killed while several residential and commercial buildings were set ablaze in a fresh communal crisis in Ibbi town, headquarters of Ibbi local government area of Taraba State.
Already, the state government has imposed curfew in the area but regretted that no arrest has been made.
Crisis started when one Ibrahim Uba, a civil defence corps official, was allegedly killed by unknown gunmen that led to retaliatory attack on people in the area by hoodlums.
The spokesman of Taraba Police Command, DSP Joseph Kwaji, confirmed the incident, stating that the police and army have been deployed to the area to restore peace.
Kwaji, who confirmed the killing of seven persons, while many residential buildings were burnt, also added that a family of six was murdered when unknown gunmen attacked the fishermen camp at Sarkin Noma village in Dampar district of Ibbi local government.
Those killed, he said, are Dauda Jibir, the head of the family, Mardiya Dauda, Uzairu Dauda, Hamisu Dauda, Hadiza Dauda and Haruna Dauda. Five other persons were injured and were admitted at government hospital in Dampar town for treatment.
Both Ibbi and Wukari towns located few kilometers apart had recorded more than 10 crises in which hundreds of persons were killed in the last few years.

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