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Gunmen Invade Beer Parlour In Anambra, Kill Five Persons

Gunmen have killed five persons at a drinking joint in Obiofia village in Osumenyi, Nnewi-South Local Government Area of Anambra State.

The incident, according to reports, happened at Ụtọ Ndụ Beer Parlour.

An eyewitness who pleaded anonymity said the unidentified gunmen invaded the restaurant at about 8 pm and immediately opened fire on customers who were having fun there.

Five persons including the owner of the restaurant identified as Ụtọ Ndụ who hailed from neighbouring Amichi were killed.

Videos from the scene of the incident, which are currently trending on social media show four males and the female owner lying lifeless in the pool of their own blood.

Sympathizers, friends and relatives of the victims were also seen mourning and lamenting as the corpses were transported to a mortuary.

A weeping feminine voice was also heard in the background lamenting (in Igbo language): “What have we done oooo? Who have we offended? What did we do to deserve all these?”

The Police Public Relations Officer in Anambra State, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, had yet to confirm the incident as at the time of filing this report.

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