This is the provisional assessment established by the local authorities after this skirmish between the Arab Choa and Mousgoum peoples in the district of Logone-Birni.
Seven dead and 19 wounded. This is the provisional assessment established by the mayor of Logone-Birni, Abakar Brahim, in the far north of the country, following clashes yesterday Sunday between the Arab communities Choa and Mousgoum, we learn from the Turkish agency Anadolu. The mayor of the city stressed that the injured people were evacuated to the annex regional hospital of Kousseri to receive appropriate care.
However, the reasons for this confrontation remain unknown. "So far, we do not know the indifference that triggered these clashes that cost the lives of several of our compatriots, but nothing can justify this barbarity between these two communities who are called to live together in this district," Zina Dalaina, sub-prefect of Logone-Birni told the agency. It
According to the land chief despite the strengthening of security by the military authorities, the tension between the two communities has still not subsided. Yet last week, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) organized a peace forum aimed at sealing reconciliation between the two communities, Anadolu Agency reports. According to UNHCR data, clashes between Choa arabs and Mousgoum left 15 dead and several injured last August, causing 23,000 people to flee from their villages in Logone Birni in the Far North to Chad.