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Imo, River clashes claim four lives

18 November 2014, 19:28

Owerri - Four persons were reportedly killed in two separate attacks in Owerri, Imo State and Abonema in Rivers State, Vanguard reports.

Two of the victims lost their lives in a clash between rival cult groups in Abonnema, headquarters of Akuku Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State while the other two were killed at Ama Hausa, Owerri, Imo State capital, following a misunderstanding between a Hausa trader and an indigene of Owerri municipality.

Also read: Taraba communal clashes leave scores dead

In Owerri, business activities were hurriedly shut in parts of the capital city, especially along the ever busy Douglas Road, and the adjoining streets, as news of the face-off spread like wild fire.

Read more at Vanguard

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