BREAKING: Two APC Members Shot Dead as Gunmen Disrupt Party Meeting in Ebonyi

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Posted by, 21 January 2023

Unknown gunmen, Friday struck in a community in Izzi Local Government Area of Ebonyi State and killed two persons suspected to be members of the ruling party in the state, the All Progressives Congress (APC).

A Vanguard report said it was gathered that the incident took place during an APC meeting in the affected community last night, when the gunmen stormed the venue and opened fire.

“The gunmen, who were said to be two in number reportedly operated on a motorcycle,” the paper said.

It quoted an unconfirmed report as saying that the incident happened in Mkpuma Akpatakpa village of Izzi LGA.

“They were said to have quickly zoomed off as soon as they completed their assignment.

“Two persons were confirmed dead while two others were said to be receiving treatment at the Alex Ekwueme Federal University Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki.

“Many are still wondering if the attack was connected with the 2023 general election in the state,” the report said.

Source: Vanguard

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