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13 striking photos depicting Gonja/Tampulma conflict

Two people were killed, each in Saleligu and Dissah communities in the North Gonja District of the Northern Region, after the Gonjas allegedly attacked them on January 13, 2018.

Some residents suffered gunshot wounds with over 80 houses burnt down in the two communities.‘s Zubaida Ismail recounts the aftermath of the attack with 13 telling images.

Police officers on guard at the palace of the Wasipe-Wura Mumuni Anyame Kasabangye II
This woman could only salvage this aluminium cooking pot
Some women were seen leaving the communities for safety
A boy looked on at his burnt home in despair
Members of the Northern Regional Security Council stuck in a stream on their way to the embattled communities
Some salvaged maize being kept in a burnt barn
This family goes through the ruins for food stuff
Some children from Dissah helping themselves with half roasted peanuts
A devastated trader sitting by burnt farm produce she had previously prepared for the market

Read also: Tampulma/Gonja conflict: Over 5000 Tampulmas return to horrific spectacle

Source: | Ghana

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