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Gunmen kill Ebubeagu operative in Ebonyi

“He was killed by the gunmen at his duty post, Mkpuma Ekwa-oku in Izzi.

• September 16, 2022
Ebubeagu security outfit
Ebubeagu security outfit

Suspected gunmen on Friday killed a member of Ebubeagu South-East Security Outfit in Ebonyi.

The victim, Sunday Izhikpa, was shot dead at early hours of Friday by the alleged gunmen at his duty post in Mkpuma Ekwa-oku, Izzi Local Government Area of the state.

A resident in the area, Victor Ogbaga, who spoke with reporters in Abakaliki, said the deceased was a native of Nduakparata Igbeagu in the area.

“He was killed by the gunmen at his duty post, Mkpuma Ekwa-oku in Izzi.

“The corpse of the victim has been evacuated from the scene, where he was murdered this morning,” Mr Ogbaga stated.

SP Chris Anyanwu, spokesperson of the command, confirmed the killing and added that the victim was shot at the early hours of Friday.

“Yes, I have called a personnel of Ebubeagu and he said that the attack was true,” Mr Anyawu said. 

(NAN)

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