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IMO: Gunmen kidnap another Catholic priest 

GUNMEN, on Friday evening, gunmen abducted another Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. Mathias Opara, in Imo.

According to the News Agency of Nigeria, Opara was abducted along Ejemekwuru and Ogbaku Road between Oguta and Mbaitoli Local Government Areas of the state.

An eyewitness said that the priest was kidnapped while returning from a burial ceremony of a colleague’s father at Izombe community in Oguta Local Government Area.

The source, who pleaded anonymity, said the priest was double-crossed and kidnapped along with some other people in the same vehicle while driving back to Owerri.

“The incident happened right before us. We were also coming back to Owerri from the funeral ceremony when the incident occurred,” the source said.

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