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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