Thousands of Tivs refugees affected by the ongoing Tivs/Jukuns conflict in Wukari local government area of Taraba state have crossed to Benue state for safety.
Daily Trust gathered that Tivs in their hundreds including women and children fled Wukari area into Benue state.
A source in the area who will not want his name mentioned said several Tivs villages were burnt down and occupants chased away.
The source said their is calm now after both Tivs and Jukun leaders have made appeals.
Soldiers and police have taken charge.
The police public relation officer Taraba state command, ASP David Misal told Daily Trust that a deputy commissioner of police was drafted to the area to head security operation.
He said Peace was restored and soldiers and police are on twenty four hour patrol in the trouble area.