Gunmen kill man, wife, daughter inside church in Anambra

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Unknown gunmen on Thursday killed a man identified as Ken Ekwesianya, his wife and daughter in Azia, Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State.

According to eyewitnesses, the gunmen stormed the church premises where the deceased were around 7 pm them to death.

Haruna Mohammed, the state Police Public Relations Officer, said the situation in the area was under control.

He said the state command had commenced investigations into the matter.

According to him: “Investigation is ongoing to unravel the circumstances surrounding the incident and effort is being intensified in order to arrest perpetrators of the dastardly act and bring them to justice.”

He urged residents to remain calm and cooperate with the security agency for proper investigation.