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Imo State: Unknown gunmen kill suya merchant

Real anxiety after a suya seller was killed at Ogbaku motor-park in the Mbaitoli Local Government Area of Imo State.
A witness, Mr Kelechi Iwuagwu, by name from Ogbaku community, has said that the happening transpired on Saturday around 12pm at the Ogbaku park.
He said that the gunmen first shot at their first target, a suya seller, who died immediately, while they gave the second target, a wrapper seller a hot chase before he was shot at his shoulder.”
Kelechi said the suya seller believed to be an Hausa man, was shot at close range and killed, while his friend was chased and shot.
According to him, “Some armed men numbering about 10 stormed the park with motorcycles, created tension and fear in the motor park. While everyone was on the run, they shot a suya seller and gave a wrapper seller believed to be a northerner a chase and shot him on his shoulder.
“As I speak now, the corpse of the suya seller is still lying lifeless at Ogbaku motor park and the wrapper seller is still alive. The men of the Ogbaku Police Division are already present expecting signal from police headquarters in Owerri before conveying the corpses.”
The police spokesperson in the state, Micheal Abattam, was yet to react to an investigation pertaining to the occurrence.