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Cult Reprisal Attacks Leaves 2 Dead, 2 Women Injured With Gun Shot Wounds In LUUBARA Community In Khana LGA Rivers State


Unknown gunmen suspected to be cultists on Tuesday night December 29,2020 reportedly killed two persons at Luubara community in Khana Local Government area of Rivers State.
À native of the community, Nwibani Barry who spoke to our correspondent on phone explained that the gunmen invaded the community at about 8pm and went to a beer parlour near the market square where they shot at people.
Mr Nwibani revealed that two men Timothy Baridapdo and Bariyaa died at a spot while two ladies who sustained gunshot injuries were taken to the hospital by the Divisional Police Officer of Bori Division.
Mr Nwibani called on relevant security agencies to come to the aide of the community .
No group has claimed responsibility for the attack. It was not also clear if the dead victims are members of cult groups.
A source disclosed that the gunmen may be members of a cult group who were in search of their rivals.
The spokesperson of Rivers State Police command, SP Nnamdi Omoni in his response¬† said It was a cult clash between two rival groups leading to the death of one Bariya Timothy ‘m’ 35yrs, a notorious gang leader whose gang is responsible for the attacks in Lubara Community and its environs. No arrest has been made, however all hands on deck to arrest members of both cult groups. The Community is peaceful and areas under close monitoring


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