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Viewfinder: Violent Clashes Between Farming Communities in Nigeria

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A member of the security forces stands next to a burnt vehicle in the Nghar Village, near Jos, on June 27th, 2018, after Fulani herdsmen attacked the village. Plateau State in Nigeria has seen days of violence where more than 200 people have been killed in clashes between Berom farmers and Fulani herders. Nigeria is facing an escalation in clashes between farmers and herders over land use and resources that is deepening along religious and ethnic lines.

A member of the security forces stands next to a burnt vehicle in the Nghar Village, near Jos, on June 27th, 2018, after Fulani herdsmen attacked the village. Plateau State in Nigeria has seen days of violence where more than 200 people have been killed in clashes between Berom farmers and Fulani herders. Nigeria is facing an escalation in clashes between farmers and herders over land use and resources that is deepening along religious and ethnic lines.

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