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Gunmen attack Delta community, kill 52-year-old man

The deceased before he bled to death


A middle-aged man identified as Prince Muvi Unagha, was killed after some gunmen attacked a drinking joint at Evwreni community in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State.




It was gathered that the gunmen destroyed no fewer than four cars in the attack which occurred on Saturday, March 6.




According to Nigerian Tribune, the gunmen reportedly stormed the popular drinking joint at about 4.00 pm and opened fire on the revellers.




Sources said some youths at the bar suddenly saw three cars in a convoy pull over and the occupants opened fire at them, leading to pandemonium.




Unagha, who was said to be riding on a commercial motorcycle quickly instructed the rider to make a U-turn to escape.




As they tried to escape, some of the gunmen who were also riding on motorcycles trailed and shot him in the leg.




He was rushed to the Central Hospital, Ughelli after first obtaining a statement from the A Division, Police Headquarters, Ughelli but died of excessive bleeding.




Spokesperson of the State Police Command, DSP Bright Edafe, who confirmed the killing of Unagha on Saturday March 6, said that the police were on the trail of the suspects in order to bring them to book.

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