Gunmen shoot 3 dead in Edo community


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By Igbaugba Ehigimetor

Three persons were reportedly killed at the Uselu-Nahor, Uhunmwonde Local Government Area of Edo state on Wednesday following a leadership tussle in the community.

Police spokesman, SP Katongs Bello, confirmed the incident, but said he had yet to get further details.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered that gunmen attacked the victims, one of who was the Chief Security Officer of the community at their duty post at Ahor Kara.

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The deceased were collecting parking fees from vehicles when the gunmen opened fire on them, killing the three on the spot.

Sources in the community attributed the development to the lingering leadership tussle in the community.

NAN gathered that residents and shop owners hurriedly fled from the scene. (NAN)

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