Saturday, 8 March 2014

Over 50 Gunmen Attack Enugu State Government House

No fewer than fifty armed men attacked the Enugu State Government House in the early hours of today.

The Chief Security Officer to the Governor, Fidelis Ogarabe told newsmen in Enugu that the armed men struck at the Government House around four thirty a.m. and attempted to force their way into the premises.

He said one of them was killed while three others sustained injuries.

He said his men recovered machetes, flags and insignia linked to a cult group.

A member of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps suffered machete cuts while a military patrol vehicle was also attacked in the bid by the assailants to force their way into the Government House.

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