Armed attackers opened fire in the mosque, located in the Nigerian village of ETOG, killing 21 people. Police have a suspect in this crime herdsmen from the Fulani tribe.
About it writes on Monday, may 15, the Nigerian newspaper Daily Post.
According to the information given to others by the local newspaper, the Vanguard, the attack was a revenge for the murdered villagers of a member of this tribe.
The enmity between nomadic pastoralists and sedentary Fulani residents of Nigerian villages is ongoing. Driving the herd from place to place in search of water and feed for livestock, the nomads often come into conflict over pasture lands owned by local communities. In such conflicts only in the last few years has killed thousands of people, reminds news Agency RIA Novosti.
Note that last Saturday, the militants of the radical Islamist group Boko Haram attacked a group of farmers in the North-East of the country killed six people.