Gunmen kill five, set vehicle, vigilance office on fire in Anambra

Gunmen have killed five persons including a businessman in Ozubulu, Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State.

They also torched the office and vehicles of the Vigilance group in the area, according to The Nation.

The spokesman of the Anambra State Police Command, Ikenga Tochukwu, confirmed the incident but said he had not been briefed on the number of casualties.

“Yes, there was an attack in Ozubulu but not the police station but Vigilante office by the hoodlums

“They came in Sienna vehicles, motorcycles and attacked the office of the vigilante.

“Security operatives have been deployed to the area and normalcy has been restored,” he said.

He told The Nation the incident occurred around 7pm on Sunday

An eyewitness claimed that over five bodies were found at the scene of the incident.

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