From Vincent Egunyanga in Benin

At least two students of the Igbinedion University in Okada,Edo state were beheaded as several others injured  when ex militants who are also studentsclashed with other students suspected to be cult members. The clash whichstarted at about 7;00am this morning was still on at about 4; 00pm in theafternoon with properties worth millions of naira destroyed in the process

The course of the clash could not be immediately  ascertained but as early as 7;00 am  this Sundaymorning some of the students on campus had been sending distress calls to theirparents and guardians for help.

Edo state commissioner of police Olayinka Balogun whoconfirmed the incident to newsmen in Benin said it could have been a cult clash among students and that vehiclesbelonging to students were smatched in the process.

The Proprietor  andthe Visitor to the University Sir Gabriel Igbinedion could  not be reached for comment

There are about 200 ex militants on admission at the IgbinedionUniversity, Okada under the Federal Government amnesty programmes.