Over 40 people die in ethnic violence in northern Kenya

One of the few remaining reservoirs in Wajir District, northeastern Kenya

More than 40 people have died in inter-ethnic violence in the town of Moyale in northern Kenya, according to a spokesman for the United Nations humanitarian agency (OCHA).

The agency says that there are frequent revenge attacks between the Borana and Gabra communities.

Matthew Conway, spokesman for the Regional Office of OCHA in East Africa says people are competing for land for grazing.

"We've been having ongoing clashes between two communities up in Moyale, which is northern most Kenya just along the Ethiopian borders and it's between the Borana and Gabra communities. There have been a number of deaths in the past couple of months. We have been able to tally 46 deaths, including women and children."

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