19 killed in clashes between I. Coast farmers and herders

Clashes between arable farmers and nomadic herdsmen in northeast Ivory Coast have left 19 people dead, authorities announced on March 29, 2016, including a police officerClashes between arable farmers and nomadic herdsmen in northeast Ivory Coast have left 19 people dead, authorities announced Tuesday, raising an earlier estimate of last week’s violence. “Calm has been restored, but the estimate is 19 dead including a police officer, 41 injured including two police officers,” the country’s social cohesion minister Mariatou Kone told AFP, revising the previous estimate of 17 deaths.

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