8.4 C
New York
Sunday, June 23, 2024

10 Feared Massacred In Anambra Inter Communal Crisis

Published:

LATEST NEWS

- Advertisement -

By Chuks Eke

No fewer than 10 persons were feared killed on Monday in a renewed communal crisis between Anaku and Omor communities in Ayamelum Local Government Area of Anambra State.

Who Among The Presidential Candidates Is Most Corrupt

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

The reason for the current crisis has yet to be ascertained as at press time but sources said there have been lingering crisis between the two communities in the recent past.

A source in the community confirmed the fresh crisis to our correspondent and said some of the community leaders would speak on the development soon.

READ ALSO  Imo: Why Army, Police Should Go After Kidnapping, Ritual Gang In Avu-Obinze, Victims Recounts Ordeal

When contacted on the development, the state police spokesman, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, said there has been heavy deployment of a joint task force team which comprises police and military around the communities.

“I don’t have any brief on it yet, but in the early hours of today 6/2/2023, the command received a distress call of alleged sounds of gunshots within the community of Omor and Anaku, Ayamelum LGA.

“There has been heavy deployment of a joint task force team which comprises police and military. The situation is being monitored.
Further development shall be communicated, please,” Ikenga added.

- Advertisement -spot_img

Hey there! Exciting news - we've deactivated our website's comment provider to focus on more interactive channels! Join the conversation on our stories through Facebook, Twitter, and other social media pages, and let's chat, share, and connect in the best way possible!

Join our social media

For even more exclusive content!

Of The Week
CARTOON

TOP STORIES

- Advertisement -spot_img
- Advertisement -

Of The Week
CARTOON