Tension as 3 feared killed in Anambra community

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Three were reportedly feared killed by gunmen be assassins in Nkpor, Idemili North Local Area of .

The deceased were said be in a meeting within the premises of the community town hall when the assassins, numbering about five, stormed the area.

The Nation gathered three of the gun- welding men moved straight each of their targets and gunned them down at a close range, which triggered stampede as scampered for safety.

A resident of the area, preferred anonymity, described the incident as a shock.

He said: “What happened here this afternoon took everybody by surprise and as you can see everybody is in fear. The assassins planned this operation very well that they killed all their targets.

“Their corpses are lying there and nobody is to near the scene, even the police have not come.”

He said of the deceased were from the area while the other was from the neighbouring Umuoji community.

The corpses of the deceased were at the scene as at the of filing this .

President General of Nkpor community, Chief Innocent Mbagha, could not be reached for reactions the incident.

Police spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed, promised to get back to the reporter after confirmation but did not as at press .