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ANAMBRA: Gunmen invade Anyamelum, kill six

SIX people have been killed and two others seriously injured in Omar Community in Anyamelum Local Government Area of Anambra State.

It was gathered that the cause of the incident was due to protracted existing communal dispute between the two communities of Omor and Anaku of the same local government council.

Confirming the incident, the spokesman for Anambra State Police command, DSP Ikenga Tochukwu, said the command had intensified manhunt for the perpetrators.

He said, “The suspects, wielding AK-47 rifles in the early hours of Monday without any provocation, started shooting indiscriminately in Omar Community, Anyamelum LGA and murdered six persons and inflicted serious injuries on two others.”

According to him, the command joint task force team comprising the police and the military had been deployed in the area.

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