The Taraba police command on Sunday confirmed that seven persons lost their lives in fresh clashes between farmers and cattle grazers in Ananom, Donga Local Government Area of the state.
The state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Joseph Kwaji, told journalists on Sunday in Jalingo that several people also sustained injuries in the clashes.
He said that the police mobilised to the area in a bid to maintain law and order, adding that normalcy had been restored to the communities.
Kwaji appealed to the warring parties to lay down their arms and embrace peace for meaningful development in their area.
He appealed to the people to always report suspicious persons to law enforcement agents for immediate action.