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How gunmen hit Ebonyi, burn’t three buses, four motorcycles

One of the torched buses. | Photo: Nweze Anaga

‘Today 02/10/2023, armed men suspected to be IPOB /ESN members in a Sienna car attacked commuter buses, tricycle and motorcycles at Ezzangbo junction’

By Nweze Anaga,

Abakaliki

Gunmen have struck at Ezzamgbo junction in Ohaukwu Local Government Area, Ebonyi State, burning no fewer than three commuter buses, four motorcycles and a shop.

The incident, which happened earlier hours of Monday October 2, 2023, forced people to run for safety; though no death was recorded as at press time.

Eyewitness told Nigeria News Flight that the attack was carried out by gunmen, who were trying to enforce sit-at-home order in the area around 9:00am.

The police have also confirmed the attack.

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The Police Public Relatons Officer in the state, SP Onome Onovewakpoya, said that the gunmen burnt three commuter buses, four motorcycles, one tricycle during the attack; but no life was lost.

“Today 02/10/2023, armed men suspected to be IPOB /ESN members in a Sienna car attacked commuter buses, tricycle and motorcycles at Ezzangbo junction.

“They burnt down three commuter buses, four motorcycles and one tricycle.

No life was lost.

“Operatives of the Command have been dispatched to the scene and its environs to fish out the perpetrators.

“And we believe that before the end of the day,   the perpetrators will be apprehended.” valoa2000@yahoo.com

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