Gunmen kill 46-yr-old man in Delta

Gunmen kill 46-yr-old man in Delta

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By Ochuko Akuopha, Kwale

Unidentified gunmen have shot dead, one Mr. Opia, in Kwale, headquarter of Ndokwa West Local Government Area, Delta State.

The deceased, a 46-year-old man, it was gathered, was killed at about 8 pm on Sunday in Umusaeti area of the community.

Circumstances surrounding the killing were sketchy at press time.

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A dependable security source, however, said the deceased was walking along one of the streets in the area when he was ambushed and shot by his assailants.

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It was however not clear if the incident was related to the recent upsurge of cult-related killings in the area.

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“Nobody can tell how it happened. People just heard gunshots and later, his corpse was found. Since January till date, about 15 persons have been killed in cult-related clashes in the town. Last week alone, four persons were killed,” the source said.

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Contacted, Police Public Relations Officer of the state command, Mr. Bright Edafe confirmed the incident and said “no details yet.”

Vanguard News Nigeria

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