GUNMEN ATTACK WORSHIPPERS DURING MASS

GUNMEN ATTACK WORSHIPPERS DURING MASS

Heavily armed gunmen carried a shootout this morning (06.07.2017. about 6:30 am) at the Ozubulu St. Philip, Catholic Church in Ekwusigo Local Government of Anambra State, Nigeria. 

11 people are confirmed dead and many others wounded, according to the chief of police. 6 worshippers were killed in the church and 5 later died in the hospital.  

Police sources told the Anambra State, run media that investigation shows it was an on going war between two gang groups in South Africa, who brought the blood bad to Nigeria. The father of one of the gang group leader who is reported to have built the church, was among the fatalities. The investigation is on going and the police have promised to bring the perpetrators to book. The Nigerian, Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, have sent a group of specialists from Abuja, to help the Anambra State police.

The University Hospital in Nnamdi Azikiwe, is currently over powered with injured victims.    

 

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