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Heavy shootings at Orji fly-over, Owerri

By Ndubuisi Emedosi

Information reaching us gathered that there is an ongoing shootings at Orji fly-over in Owerri North local government area of Imo State on Thursday evening of June 3, 2021.

An eyewitness reliably informed Newwavereporters that at least two persons are feared dead following the sporadic shootings from suspected hoodlums at the area.

A resident of the area noted that the hoodlums came in a bus and started shooting around the flyover.

“They came in a bus and started shooting sporadically. They gunmen came in a shuttle bus. The road is still deserted. I’m still hearing gunshots from where I’m staying”, he said.

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Meanwhile, the Imo State police spokesperson, Bala Elkana, has said he does not have the details of the incident but disclosed that police officers have been drafted to the area.

“We have sent our team there and are awaiting feedback,” Elkana, said.

Recall that last week, the Orji divisional police station was attacked and burnt down by yet-to-be identified gunmen.

Details later…..

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