Herdsmen kill 2, injure another in Delta


By Festus Ahon & Ochuko Akuopha

ASABA— Herdsmen, Sunday night, reportedly attacked Obin-Ayama community, Ika North-East and Onitsha-Olona, Aniocha North Local Government areas, Delta State, killing two persons, including a hunter, and inflicting machete injuries on his colleague.

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This came as three persons were arrested by the Police at Ogbelo-Ogume community, Ndokwa West Local Government Area of the state for cattle rustling.

Though details of the attack on the hunters were scanty at press time, sources said they were in the bush close to Ndemili, Ndokwa West, at about midnight, when they were accosted by the herdsmen.

One source, who pleaded anonymity, said: “They went into the bush for hunting and met some herdsmen. One of the hunters, Mr. Omalieku, was shot dead by the herdsmen and the other one, Benji, injured and was rushed to a hospital.”

Meanwhile, the…

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