Police in the Northern Region have confirmed that 65 houses, three motorbikes and 10 bicycles have been burnt to askes in Bagurugu in the Karaga District.
According to the Public Relations Officer of Northern Region Police Command, cattle of one Tahiru Ali who lives in Bagurugu, destroyed a rice farm belonging to Alhassan Kanako, a resident of Gagurugu.
Incensed by the development, Alhassan and three others went to Bagurugu to attack Tahiru.
Not satisfied with their attacks on Tahiru, Alhassan and his goons later returned to set the community on fire.
Four people are reported injured and currently receiving treatment at the Tamalegu CHIPS compound in the district.
Police have commenced an investigation to bring the perpetrators to justice.