Sit-at-home: Gunmen kill pregnant woman, burn police van
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Sit-at-home: Gunmen kill pregnant woman, burn police van

Hoodlums enforcing five-day sit-at-home order in the South East, killed three persons, including a pregnant woman in Enugu on Saturday.

The NewsZenith gathered that the pregnant woman was killed by a stray bullet at New Market during a gun duel between the hoodlums and policemen.

An eyewitness claimed a bullet hit the woman where she hid in a stall in the market.

The hoodlums allegedly shot the victims.

Although details of the attack were not readily available, a senior police officer confirmed the attack.

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The officer said that no policeman died, adding that the command has launched a manhunt to apprehend the hoodlums.

The Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Ammani, ordered immediate deployment of all resources under their watch and fish out the miscreants.

Ammani described the sit-at-home as an illegitimate order and urged residents and law-abiding citizens to remain vigilant.

“Residents should go about their lawful businesses and resist succumbing to the antics of the miscreants, including the spread of tension-causing fake news,” the Police Boss said.




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