• In Nigeria, death toll following ethnic clashes has mounted to 66.

  • Several people including women and children, have been killed in clashes between two rival ethnic groups in southeastern region of the country. 

  • President Goodluck Jonathan declared a state of emergency in four states.

  • Death toll in a communal clash between two communities, Ezillo and Ezza in Ebonyi state of Nigeria have risen following the discovery of more corpses from bushes within Ezillo area where gunmen opened fire on residents. 

  • Children between the ages of three to five and women were among the victims of the attack and the head of crimes of a police station was also killed.