Nothing less than 37 people have been reported killed in fresh inter-communal clashes in northeast Chad between farmers and camel herders.
President Idriss Deby Itno while confirming the sad news to reporters in the capital N’Djamena said inter-communal conflict had become a “national concern”.
“Three days ago, 37 Chadians were killed in Ouaddai [region] as a result of inter-communal conflicts,” he said. I
Recall it was reported that in May, many were killed and wounded amid clashes in the country’s eastern Sila province between Arab herders and Ouaddai farmers, Chadian news had reported.