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Chaos As Gunmen Storm Ebonyi Community, Open Fire



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Unknown gunmen on Tuesday stormed Onueke, Ezra South local government area of Ebonyi shooting sporadically and robbing some businesses.

It was gathered that the gunmen who had trailed a customer to a bank in the area, started shooting sporadically in the air near the bank causing customers and staff to scamper in various directions for safety.

A source, who was at the bank, told The Nation that the gunmen shot the man they trailed to the bank.

It was not immediately clear if they succeeded in robbing the man and whether he is still alive or dead.

The source noted they did not enter the bank as their interest seemed to be the man.

However, the gunmen were said to have moved from the bank to some businesses in the area which they robbed.

They were said to have entered a provision store and carted away some cartoons of drinks, fom there, they moved to a nearby drinks shop where they robbed them of their money.

Not satisfied, they moved into a nearby filling station and also carted away all the money made from the day’s sales.

It was also gathered that Police and Military officers arrived at this point and engaged them in a shootout, which made them to drive away from the area.

Source: Naija News

Ogbolu George is a graduate of Mass Communication from the University of Benin. He loves politics, is a movie addict and a die-hard Arsenal fan. George is a Senior Content Creator at Naija News.