Nine Persons dead in Ukpomachi attack

Nine Persons dead in Ukpomachi attack

Nine persons whose identities are yet to be ascertained have been killed in Ukpomachi village in Awkuzu in Oyi local government area of Anambra State, when unknown armed men attacked residents of the community today Monday.

Some other residents sustained injuries just as buildings were also destroyed.

The armed men who came in their numbers invaded the village with machetes and other dangerous weapons.

Meanwhile, a statement by the command’s public relations officer, DSP, Ikenga Tochukwu states that normalcy has been restored in the area and adequate security in place to forestall further occurrence.

The statement adds that, the State Commissioner of police, Monday Bala Kuryas is assuring the Community members of the Command’s resolve to get to the root of the incidence.

He called on them to remain calm and volunteer useful information that will enable the Police and other Security Agencies collectively handle and bring the situation to a logical conclusion.

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