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Gunmen Attack Ebonyi Community, Burn Cars, Injure One Person

Gunmen Attack Ebonyi Community, Burn Cars, Injure One Person


Some daredevil gunmen have caused serious chaos in Ebonyi State.

The gunmen, at the weekend attacked two Ebonyi communities burning three cars and shooting one person.

The attacks occurred at Uburu and Okposi communities in Ohaozara local government area.

The incident occurred around 10pm, sources from the community said.

A source said two of the cars were destroyed at Rev.J Odii’s compound at Okposi Okwu in Ohaozara LGA of Ebonyi state.

Police spokesperson in Ebonyi state, Onome Onovewakpoyeya confirmed the incident.

She said the police have commenced investigation to unravel those behind the attacks.

She noted that the gunmen who launched the attack in Uburu and Okposi communities destroyed three cars while a passer-by sustained injury at the shoulder.

“Yes, the command is aware of the attack and investigation is ongoing to arrest the fleeing  suspects.

“A Sienna car and two other vehicles were burnt. A passer-by was shot at the shoulder and is receiving treatment at the hospital,” she said. 


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