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Buhari visit: Gunmen strike in Ebonyi State

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While the Nigerian President, General Muhammadu Buhari was still in Abakaliki, the capital of Ebonyi on his two days working visit, unknown gunmen ambushed with the community in the state.

The incident which occurred on Friday at Ebele Junction kilometres to the the Police command in Abakaliki.

The hoodlums, believed to be carrying out a two days sit-at-home, purportedly announced by unknown groups in the Southeast region, attacked the community at nearly 6:20am setting a car ablaze, while a bike operator escaped murder by whiskers.

A source stated, the criminals arrived in a vehicle with a no number plate, shot continuously in the air and instantly fled the location.

The state Police command and other security agencies had already cordoned off the location.

Loveth odah, the state police Command spokesperson explained she was yet to be informed on the incident.