Rivers - Eleven persons including a prominent member of the All Progressive Congress (APC) were feared dead in Omoku, headquarters of Ogba Egbema Ndoni local government area of Rivers State when gunmen attacked the area, Vanguard reports.
The masked gunmen, shot indiscriminately for several hours on Friday night, adding that they later fled when men of the Joint Task Force, engaged them in a shootout. They later regrouped on Saturday to continue the shooting at the market.
Sources feared the shooting may not be unconnected with plans by some politicians to hijack the collection of Permanent Voter Cards which commenced in the area on Friday.
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- News 24