Three killed as cultists clash in Awka

At least three people were on Wednesday night killed in Awka, Anambra State capital, after suspected members of cult groups clashed.

The clash, which happened along the popular Ziks Avenue, near Eke Awka market, caused pandemonium in the area as roadside traders abandoned their wares and vehicles and fled for their lives.

An eyewitness told DAILY POST that the men who operated on foot, shooting sporadically into the air were looking for members of a rival group, but later fled the area using a shuttle bus to a village in the town, Umubele, where they killed three persons.

While one of the people killed was identified as Christopher Nzekwe Alias Ezeoke, a former head of vigilante group in Awka, two others who were also gunned down alongside him could not be identified.

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