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Benue State Police Command, Press release, Attack on mourners in Logo- Police

On the 13th of November, 2021, at approximately 0300 hours, information was received that a group of three (3) gunmen, identified by eye witnesses as known persons from the Sankara area, invaded Imande Abur village, Mbategh council ward, and opened fire sporadically at mourners gathered at a funeral ceremony.

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Police teams within the area swiftly moved to the area but suspects took to their heels on sighting the police.

Five people were shot and rushed to the hospital for treatment, but four of them died while undergoing treatment.

“According to the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP. Anene Sewuese Catherine, The Command expresses its condolences to the victims’ families and assures them that justice will be served soon as detectives are already on the trail of identified suspects”.

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Mark Andura

Written by Mark Andura

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