60-yr Old Hunter Accidentally Shoots Self In Ibadan

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By; OSENI YUSUF, Ibadan

A 60 year old man, Isa Lawal popularly called “Alajagbe’ accidentally shot self at Oyalu area of Lagbe Akinyele Local Government Area of Ibadan, Oyo State capital on January 27.

Lawal who went on hunting exhibition in Oyalu by 4pm accidentally shot self when preparing his locally made gun suddenly had a blast from his weapon destroying his hand.

Speaking to an eye witness and symphatizer who pleaded  anonymous said ” I was on my way to Lagbe village when i heard people in thier numbers calling for help to resque and save a life.
On getting to the scene of the crowd, I noticed a man whose hand was carefully wrapped with cloth in a pool of blood.”

He further stated that, the man who had lost a lot of blood was quickly rushed to the nearest hospital within the area, but was rejected based on how critical the situation is, with quick referral to University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan, where he was admitted at the emergency ward.

He however advised hunters to be careful with their weapon when going for exhibition to forestall further occurrence.

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