There was confusion in Gombe State on Saturday following disagreements between some youths and members of the Boys Brigade while retrieving the remains of their members killed during Easter.

There was tension in Gombe State on Saturday as some youths and members of the Boys Brigade evacuating the remains of their members killed during a procession on Easter Monday faced off.

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Concise News understands that the confrontation started when members of the Boys Brigade, coming out of the specialist hospital in a procession, were stoned by some youths at Jekafari.

The group attempted to fight back before security operatives intervened.

it was learned that the fight led to the stoning and destruction of cars of innocent motorists in the area.

Spokesperson for the police in the northeast state, Mary Malik, said although she heard about the issue, no formal report was made at the command.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) had earlier reported that eight boys were killed during Easter procession when a vehicle allegedly driven by an officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) Adamu Abubakar rammed into a procession by members of the group.