Two killed, houses burnt in renewed Lagos clash

Less than 24 hours after some youths clashed in Ajah area of Lagos State, the violence resurfaced on Wednesday as two people were feared dead in the clash which lasted for three hours.

PUNCH Metro had reported on Wednesday that the clash was as a result of a long-standing feud between rival youth groups in Ilaje end of Lekki-Epe Expressway and Ajah.

The police authorities had held a meeting with the community leaders of Ajah and Ilaje on Tuesday night. But despite that, it was alleged that youths from Ajah stormed Ilaje and attacked their counterparts with guns, cutlasses and other dangerous weapons.

It was learnt that some vehicles and houses in Ilaje were set ablaze in the violence.

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