Teenage boy reportedly killed, several injured as gunmen attack market in Enugu

Thursday, May 30, 2024 -Unknown gunmen have attacked Nkwo Ibagwa market in the Igbo-Eze South Local Government Area of Enugu State, injuring scores of people and destroying goods reportedly worth millions of naira.

The hoodlums who attacked the market on Wednesday, May 29, 2024, also burnt at least two commercial buses and two tricycles.

It was gathered that a stray bullet reportedly killed two persons including a young boy said to be the only son of his parents. 

It was further gathered that the gunmen who were allegedly enforcing sit-at-home order in commemoration of Biafra Heroes Day slated for Thursday, May 30, unleashed the mayhem on hapless traders at the market, destroying their wares and burning any vehicle in sight.

Charred remains of vehicles and tricycles loaded with goods were seen at different parts of the market. 

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