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Anxiety, as gunmen burn down Federal High Court in Ebonyi

Kill two soldiers, civilian at checkpoint in Ebonyi

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…Storm Ebonyi community, rob filling station, businesses.

Palpable fear has once again, gripped indigenes of Ebonyi State  following attack by gunmen in various facilities in the state.

In separate operations, the gunmen razed a section  of the Federal High Court in Abakaliki in the  early hours of yesterday, just as two soldiers and a civilian were shot and killed at a checkpoint in the state.

Another set of gunmen also operated in Onueke Community of Ezza South Local Government area of Ebonyi State, shot sporadically and robbed their victims of their possessions.

This set of  gunmen, Vanguard gathered, trailed a customer to a commercial bank where  they perpetrated the dastardly act.

These  happened as the  Douglas road leading to Amawusa in Owerri, Imo State, was yesterday  morning  blocked by the military men stationed in that area, after an attack by unknown gunmen on Monday night.

In a related development, the Anambra State government has imposed curfew on six communities in Anambra East and Oyi local government

 

areas after gunmen attacks that killed nine people on Monday.

The razing of the Federal High Court in Abakaliki was allegedly, carried out by hoodlums but fire fighters intervened to bring the inferno under control.

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