Adomonline.com reporter at the scene sighted some women crying at the loss of their dear one.
Initial reports indicated that a fight between two men from the Zamarama and Dagomba tribal groups degenerated into the clashes between their tribesmen.
An eyewitness told Adomonline.com that a man from the Zamarama ethnic group in a friendly manner threw onions he was selling at a Dagomba friend.
This act led to a heated argument between the two men since the man from the Dagomba ethnic group protested at the decision to throw the onions at him.
This led to a fight between the two men which degenerated into the dispute between their tribesmen.
Several market women for fear of their lives have fled the location.
Security has been beefed up at the location.