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Casualties As Cult Groups Clash In Imo State

Two casualties have been reported as a fight between two rival cult groups in Imo State broke out.

According to reports, the incident happened at a community near the Federal Polytechnic, Nekede in Owerri West Council.

It was reported that the first victim, yet to be identified, was shot dead at the School Back Gate on Tuesday night, November 10, at around 8 pm.

Subsequently, another was gunned down at the Federal Polytechnic Nekede junction on Wednesday, November 11, by the suspected cult members who ambushed him at about 9 am.

Speaking on the incident, a local vigilante confirmed that the killings were a result of a clash between two cult groups who were on a revenge mission.

Spokesperson of the State Police Command, SP Orlando Ikeokwu, told reporters that the Commissioner of Police, Issac Akinmoyede has ordered an investigation into the killings.

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