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BREAKING News] Gunshots in YENDI; Chief attacked as 1 dead, 4 houses burnt in fresh CLASHES

 

By Nana Asare Barimah

One person has been shot dead in the head, 2 injuries have been recorded while four houses have been reportedly burnt down in Yendi this evening, MyNewsGh.com can report.

 

50-year-old Iddrisu Abdulai and Abdallah Samed (age 46) both of the Abudu Royal Gate were shot in the hip and thigh respectively. Both are currently receiving treatment at the Emergency Ward of Yendi Government Hospital.

One male adult was shot dead in a house belonging to the Abudus. The identity of the shot person is yet to be disclosed as the family have taken custody of the body refusing to cooperate with the police, MyNewsGh.com was told by eyewitnesses.

The series of events were sparked by an attack on the Chief of Sagnarigu and his entourage of about 20 fleet of cars and buses who were driving to the Gbewaa Palace. The youth of Yendi pelted the entourage with stones,
smashing windscreens of vehicles, MyNewsGh.com learnt.

Consequently, vehicles entering or leaving Yendi township were stoned and windscreens were smashed at Zohe an area at the outskirts of Yendi on Tamale-Yendi Road.

The windscreen of a Police Navara pick up was also smashed with a stone in the process.

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