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Gunmen kill police officer in Anambra

Unknown gunmen have killed a mobile policeman in Eziama-Uli, in Ihiala local government area of Anambra State.



According to a report by NAN, the victim is said to be one of two mobile police operatives providing security for a team of health officials carrying out vaccination exercises at Eziama-Uli Health Centre.


It was learnt that the unknown gunmen had stormed the health centre and opened fire on the two police operatives, killing one of them. The second mobile policeman was said to have escaped.



According to eyewitnesses, the gunmen banned residents from holding any social event, warning,

“You people should not be celebrating while our leader, Nnamdi Kanu is languishing in DSS detention.”



Eziama-Uli is one of the border towns of Anambra State close to the Orlu area of Imo State.

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