A soldier checks a vehicle at a military check point in Dapchi, Yobe state, Nigeria February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde
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At least 10 people were killed in several days of violence between herdsmen and farmers in eastern Nigeria, police said Monday, but the cattle drivers gave a higher toll.Many herders have fled to northern Cameroon.In January 2002, more than 20,000 herders fled the Mambilla plateau area into Cameroon following violence with farmers which MACBAN said at the time left 50 herders dead.MACBAN claimed more than 700 herders were killed in the violence but the authorities gave a much lower toll.
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