Intense fighting between two opposing communities in Sabo area of Ile-Ife in Osun state has claimed the lives of five people.
Eye witness confirm the deaths in the raging fight on Wednesday. The mayhem is reported to have been sparked by a disagreement between two traders of the rival communities.
Soldiers and police men have been drafted to the area at the moment trying to manage the situation.
The fight between the traders is reported to have occurred on Tuesday, an eye witness said.
Some shops and properties have been destroyed in the ensuing chaos.