Tension in Osun community as some Hausa and Yoruba youths reportedly clashed in the early hours of today around Sabo area of Osogbo, the capital of Osun state.

WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the incident which threatened the peace of the community happened around 8:30am on Saturday.

The cause of the incident and numbers of possible casualties are not yet ascertained as at the time of writing this report.

When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, SP Yemisi Opalola confirmed the incident.

The PPRO told newsmen that it is true but we are in control of the matter.

SP Opalola further revealed that armed policemen have been deployed to the scene and normalcy will be restored soon.

In a related story, WITHIN NIGERIA reported that Tension in Sabo Area of Ile-ife as Yoruba and Hausa labourers clash at a mining site situated at Aruwa village in Atakumosa Local Government Area of of the state.

WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that two people have reportedly dead owing to the clash in which one was said to be of Northern extraction, while the other victim is a Yoruba man.