One person has died and several others have been injured following renewed clashes at Yong Dakpemyili, a suburb of Tamale.
Abdul Wahab Dawuda, the Assembly member for the area, reported a reprisal attack on Saturday dawn following Thursday night's shooting.
During the incident on Saturday, approximately three homes were burnt, and it has been reported that some residents have fled the community.
In response to the situation, the police have intervened to restore calm.
The police in the Northern Region have already initiated an investigation into the previous shooting in the area.
According to sources in the community, gunshots were heard in the town on Thursday, May 18, 2023.
The incident is believed to be related to a long-standing chieftaincy dispute between two brothers in the community.
Abdul Wahab Dawuda, the Assemblyman for the community, confirmed the incident and stated in an interview with Citi News that some residents sustained injuries.
“There were some gunshots as a result of two brothers feuding over a chieftaincy title. One side was to perform some particular traditional activity and some people sustained some injuries, but there is currently calm in the community, but we don't know what may happen next.”
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