Ozubulu Massacre: Scores killed as gunmen attack worshipers in Anambra church‎ [PHOTOS/VIDEOS]

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There is tension in Anambra State following reported death of over 50 worshipers as gunmen launched early morning attack during a Sunday service.

The attack occurred at ‎St. Philip’s Catholic Church, Ugwu Oye in Ozubulu, Anambra State.

“Black Sunday!!
Many feared killed at an Early morning Catholic mass shooting by Unknown Gun men who stormed a church at Ozubulu in Ekwusigo LGA of Anambra State .

Over 20 deaths recorded already according report .

While I sympathize with all the affected families , I wish to submit that this is a time for we to unite against any form of barbarism against our people !

Security agency must do everything to arrest the perpetuators of Ozubulu Massacre for them to face the law .

Governor Willie Obiano has now visited St. Philip’s Catholic Church, Ozubulu, Anambra state where innocent worshippers were massacred by unknown gunmen this morning.
The Governor has also visited the wounded at the hospital where they are receiving treatment.

No excuse should make anyone to move into a Church of God and start shooting innocent worshipers !

Our generation must not be intimidated by the agents of darkness !!!

#PrayForOzubulu‎”

Information is still sketchy on the attack as of the time of filling this report.

Latest information indicated that the gunmen were hunting for a drug baron, traced him to his house but were told he had gone to church. The particular man was identified and shot.
The gunmen later went on rampage and shot at the remaining worshippers numbering over 100.

Scores of people were killed in the church, while other critically injured worshippers died on the way to the Nnamdi Azikiwe Teaching Hospital, Nnewi.

Another source said on getting to the church, he had left and out of anger, probably, they rained bullets on worshippers in the church.

“About 47 persons were reported killed and many wounded”, another source hinted.

 

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