3 killed as APC, PDP thugs clash in Bayelsa1 min read

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By Samuel Oyadongha

YENAGOA—THREE persons were, yesterday, feared dead following a clash between thugs loyal to All Progressives Congress, APC, and Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Brass Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.

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However, authorities of the state Police Command said one person was killed in the clash.

Meanwhile, some PDP supporters claimed that the death of the three persons occurred during a failed attempt on the life of the caretaker Chairman of Brass council, Mr. Victor Isaiah.

But APC supporters alleged that over 10 armed men, hired from a neighbouring community, were challenged by the indigenes of the community and some members of IYC, before they were attacked with machetes and guns.

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Contacted, spokesman of the state Police Command, Asinim Butswat, said: “There was a clash between youths who claimed to be PDP and APC members.

“One person died, while others were injured. We have deployed policemen there to restore peace.”