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Man killed during father’s burial


A 35-year old man identified as Bobby Usiobaifo has been killed by unknown gunmen during the burial activities of his late father, Pa. Abel Usiobaifo.

Bobby was killed shortly after performing the social dance at Osariemen Street, Evbuotubu quarters in Egor local government area of the state.

He was eating outside with some of his friends when the gunmen struck.

His elder brother, who refused to give his name, said he heard several gun shots and when he looked through the window, he saw the gunmen.

The deceased’s brother said he dived into hiding to prevent the gunmen from going after him.

The man said he raised alarm when he saw his brother’s lifeless body after the gunmen had left the scene.

Another witness said they ran into the house when they heard gunshots.

The state Police Commissioner, Haliru Gwandu, said he was yet to be briefed on the incident.


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