Five people shot dead, Vigilante group vehicles burnt as gunmen invade Anambra State.
Five persons have been reported dead after gunmen attacked Ozubulu, Ekwusigo local government area of Anambra State.
According to The Nation, a top business man in the area was killed during the attack. The office and vehicles of the Vigilance group in the area were also razed by the assailants.
Anambra Police spokesman, Ikenga Tochukwu, who confirmed the incident, said the incident occurred around 7pm on Sunday. He further stated that he had not been briefed on the number of casualties.
According to him:
“Yes, there was an attack in Ozubulu but not the police station but Vigilante office by the hoodlums
“They came in Sienna vehicles, motorcycles and attacked the office of the vigilante.
“Security operatives have been deployed to the area and normalcy has been restored,” he said.
An eyewitness claimed that over five bodies were found at the scene of the incident.