Gunmen kill five persons in a drinking joint in Anambra

Five persons have allegedly been killed by rampaging gunmen in Orsumenyi, Nnewi South Local Government Area of Anambra State.

The men were said to be drinking in a beer parlour on Friday night when the gunmen arrived and shot them to death.

A source said the men, four in number were indigenes of the town but residents outside the area and had just returned for a burial ceremony.


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“They decided to relax in a local joint in the town but while they were there discussing over some drinks, the gunmen arrived and shot four of them, including the woman that was serving them, who is the owner of the shop.

There was also video evidence of the invasion, which happened at Obiofia village in Osumenyi.

In the video, the dead bodies of the victims were seen lying on the ground with gunshot wounds, while blood gushed out.

The lady who owns the beer parlour is said to be from Amichi, also a neighbouring town to the community where the incident happened.

Meanwhile, Anambra State Police Command has said it is not aware of the incident.

The state police command’s spokesperson, DSP Toochukwu Ikenga told our correspondent that he was not aware of the incident.

Gunmen kill five persons in a drinking joint in Anambra

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