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General News of Wednesday, 11 January 2023


Bandits kill four in Anambra

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Bandits have murdered four people on Nzomiwu Street in the Eziani community, Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State.

Reports indicate that the gunmen invaded the community on Tuesday, January 10, 2023, and began shooting into the air, killing the victims in the process.

The victims are three males and a female, who was said to be pregnant.

A close source stated that the gunmen fled the scene after killing the victims.

Confirming the attack in a press statement, the state police spokesman, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, said, “Police/military operations have been intensified in Ihiala and its neighbouring town as operatives responded to a distress call in the early hours of Tuesday on Nzomiwu Street, Eziani, Ihiala, recovered lifeless bodies, three males and one female at the scene.

“Preliminary information revealed that the criminal elements armed with Ak47, started shooting indiscriminately and unprovoked, unfortunately, bullets hit four unarmed civilians. The bodies have been deposited in the morgue.”