Clan clashes rekindle Wagalla massacre memories

Wajir residents search for names of victims during a past ceremony marking the Wagalla massacre. The monument was recently destroyed by a mob that accused some tycoons of attempting to grab the land it sits on. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

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  • Kenya National Commission on Human Rights North-Eastern regional coordinator expressed fears of a Wagalla-like massacre should the government resort to disarming the fighters. 

Fresh clan conflicts over resources in Wajir have led to calls for disarmament and memories of the 1984 Wagalla massacre that left hundreds dead.

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