Gunmen kill APC members, Ebubeagu commander

Some unknown gunmen have again attacked communities in Ebonyi, Imo, and Enugu states.

It was gathered that gunmen on Friday night killed two members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi State.

Also, a Commander of Ebubeagu in Ogboji Ward, Ezza North Local Government Area, Charles Nwankwo was killed by gunmen the same night in his house.

The killing of the APC members reportedly took place in Mkpuma Akpatakpa Community in the Izzi Local Government Area of the State.

They were said to be attending an APC meeting late Friday in the community when the gunmen stormed the venue and opened fire on all present.

The hoodlums, who were said to be two in number, reportedly operated with a motorcycle.

The gunmen, according to a source in the area, stormed the house of the Ebubeagu commander at around 1 am and shot him dead.

“Charles Nwankwo was Ebubeagu commander in Ogboji Ward, Ezza North LGA. Gunmen visited him at his hometown in the Ogboji community and shot him dead, collected his motorcycle and gun, and ran away,” the source said.

Two persons were confirmed dead while two others who were injured are receiving treatment at the Alex Ekwueme Federal University Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki. (AE-FUTHA).

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