Mass Shooting in Nigerian Church: At Least 8 Killed, 18 Injured

by Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE on August 7, 2017

in Featured, Featured News, News

© AP Photo/ Olamikan Gbemiga

© AP Photo/ Olamikan Gbemiga

Sputniknews – 7/8/17

At least eight people were killed and 18 more were injured in a shooting in a church in the southern Nigerian city of Ozubulu located in the Anambra state, police of Anambra said in a Sunday statement.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to the statement, the law enforcers would brief the public after the end of the investigation into the deadly incident.

“Unknown gunmen had today Sunday, 6th August 2017 entered the church, while the mass was going on and shot at worshipers… The hospital authority has confirmed 8 persons dead, and 18 injured,” the statement published by police said.

The statement added that police were searching for the perpetrators of the attack and called on the citizens to stay vigilant and to report about suspicious people.


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