By, ONYEKACHUKWU MELUWA, Warri
Gunmen have killed two persons at Iyara, in Warri South Local Government Council of Delta State. At about 6pm on Wednesday October 2019, the gunmen shot dead the boy simply identified as Kebi and his girlfriend (name unknown) at the popular Akara junction in Iyara Area, Warri.
The gunmen stormed the area with pawerfull weapons shooting sporadically and also wounding several persons.
It was learnt that the gunmen shot sporadically for over thirty minutes to scare residents of the area on their arrival before killing their victims.
When Contacted, the Delta State Commissioner of Police, CP. Adeyinka Adeleke. Adeyinka Confirmed the report in a telephone chat with Our Correspondent.
CP Adeleke said, “Two persons were killed, and not four persons as being speculated.”
It was gathered that a yet-to-be identified boy was alledgely killed by gunmen suspected to be cultists yesterday night at Morogu juction near Iyara area.
In a reprisal attack to avenge the death of the yet-to-be identified boy who was killed yesterday Tuesday, another group of gunmen suspected to be cultists also stormed the area and killed Kebi and his girlfriend and injured others.