Breaking: Gunmen Kill 3 In Anambra State

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Gunmen on Tuesday killed three persons in Awka, the Anambra State capital.

The unidentified persons were gunned down at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Junction in the evening.

The State Police Public Relations Officer, Ikenga Tochukwu, could not be reached to confirm the incident.

A senior police officer, who did not want to be named, confirmed the incident, saying it was cult-related

He said the command had mapped out strategies to arrest the issue of cultism in the state, which he described as rampant.

The source said the incident happened at about 5pm, adding that the Commissioner of Police, Echeng Echeng, has deployed men to investigate the matter.

He said only one person was killed by the yet-to-be-identified cult group.

An eyewitness, who spoke with The Nation, said a victim was one of the leaders of tricycle operators in Awka.

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