Gunmen reportedly kill 2 in Aba, Abia


Two men On Tuesday 14 June 2022 were, reportedly killed by gunmen at the Ogbor Hill Omoba road waterside Bridge, Aba, Abia State.

Strenuousblog gathered that the killers came on four tricycles loaded with some boys who shot the two victims at one of the victims shops. The incident occurred around 10Am yesterday.

According to an eyewitnesses the victims at Omoba road Ogbor Hill waterside Bridge, Aba, Abia State, identified as Sammy and Alaba, who were musical equipment and footwear sellers, respectively, at the waterside bridge, were trailed to the area by the gunmen.

Alaba was said to have left his shop to greet his friend, Sammy, unaware that danger was lurking.

"Suddenly, some gunmen with four tricycles confronted Alaba and one of them was asking money-related questions and nobody expected the sudden shooting of Alaba which scared everyone.

"We were all watching from afar when the same boys shot Sammy and used an axe on him.

"It was disturbing that this incident happened just few metres away from the Eziama Police Station without the policemen making effort to ascertain where the gunshot came from," the eyewitnesses said.

Alaba's young kid was also injured in the incident and is presently undergoing treatment in an undisclosed facility, according to reports.

The bodies of the deceased have been put in an unknown city morgue.

As of press time, Police Command Public Relations Officer, Abia State Command, SP Geoffrey Ogbonna, had not returned calls or a text message sent to his mobile number.

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