"Until now, the situation in Sandosi Village has been under control," Chief of the East Flores Police Adjunct Senior Commissioner Deny Abraham stated here on Friday.
The police has worked closely with the village head and local figures to maintain conducive situation in the area.
Abraham remarked that in addition to personnel from the East Flores Police, the authority had deployed 100 personnel from the sub-district police and the neighboring districts, including Lembata and Sikka, as well as the police mobile brigade.
At least six people were killed in a tribal clash in a plantation area of Wulen Wata in Sandosi Village on Thursday.
The six victims are identified by their initials as MKK (80), YMS (70), YOT (56), and SR (68) from the Kewaelaga tribe and YH (70) and WK (80) from the Lamatokan tribe.
The clash was spurred by a land dispute in Wulewata Bani.
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