At least four persons has been deposited in the mortuary after gunmen believed to members of cult groups invaded two communities – OMERELU AND UBIMA in Ikwerre local government area shooting sporadically
two persons were feared dead at omerelu and two at Ubima while several others sustained bullet wounds in a fresh clash between members of suspected rival cultists in Omerule community in Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State.
An indigene of the community simply identified as Innocent who confirmed the incident to our correspondent said members of the two worrying gangs clashed in the community, shooting sporadically which lasted for hours.
Our source said after the shooting, two young men identified as Orji Ebere and Chinda Amadi were found dead while several others were found lying helplessly with bullet wounds and were rushed to hospital.
Another source from Ubima also claimed that two persons were killed in the community following the shooting and has since being deposited at the morgue by the rampaging youths. The victims at Ubima are yet to be named but are said to be both cultist.
This recent attack is said to have forced many inhabitants to flee their home for fear of been caught up with stray bullet.
Our source said several of them have left their homes and those remaining in the village probably don’t have where to go to in port Harcourt.
Rivers State Police Command is yet to confirm the crash nor issue statement on the latest killings in Omurelu and Ubima in Ikwerre Local Government Area of the state but our source said more uniformed men were seen parading the area.