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TRAGEDY: Man, wife, daughter killed in church


After the terrible incident of August 2017 where gunmen stormed a church in Ekwusigo Anambra State and gunned down 12 worshippers, something similar and blood cuddling has befallen Anambra State again.

This time, it is not far from Ozubulu as a nearby town of Azia witnessed shooting and killing of a couple and its daughter right inside the church.

A man, identified as Ken Ekwesianya, and his wife were killed by gunmen in Azia, Ihiala Local Government Area.

The deceased were reportedly murdered inside a church in the area with their daughter around 7pm on Thursday.

Details of the incident were still sketchy as at the time of filling the report but the Police spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed confirmed the report.

He said investigation had commenced.

“Yes, investigation is ongoing to unravel the circumstances surrounding the incident and effort is being intensified in order to arrest perpetrators of the dastardly act and bring them to justice.”


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