Three persons were killed and eight injured following the violence that erupted at a birthday party in Lushi, an area near Yelwa, Bauchi State, on Sunday night.
Seventy-five persons were also arrested in connection with the incident.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Kamal Datti Abubakar, confirmed this to newsmen.
Abubakar said problem started after a misunderstanding, leading to the torching of two houses, including that of a retired Superintendent of Police.
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