Renewed clashes in Bimbilla over enskinment of chief; gunshots fired

Information reaching indicates that there has been sporadic shooting at Bimbilla in the Northern region forcing residents to flee the town for dear life. According to sources, the shooting started between two factions over the enskinement of a warrior chief by of the factions. The opposing faction prevented the new chief from going to his village and this was infuriated the chiefs followers leading to the exchange of gunfire. The regional police command has deployed officers to the town to maintain law and order. Residents who were home before the shooting began are stuck indoors. Bimbilla is one of the towns in the Northern region which has a history of constant conflicts. Every now and then a curfew is imposed on the township with heavily armed security officers patrolling constantly. By: Martin Asiedu-Dartey||Ghana ]]>

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