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Three Reported Dead, After Gunmen Attack Lawmaker and Convoy

Three People have been reported dead, including two Police officers, while about seven others are feared dead, missing, or critically injured after Gunmen attacked a lawmaker and his convoy.

The incident happened in a community called Effium Community in Ebonyi State, where Hon. Chinedu Awo, representing Ohaukwu North, was ambushed and his escort was waylaid and attacked.

However, after a few minutes, the affected Honorable and escort were rushed to a Federal Teaching Hospital in Abakaliki for quick treatment.

However, our correspondent spoke with the spokesman for the Ebonyi State Police, who revealed that; three were reported dead after the alleged gunmen attacked the lawmaker and convoy.

Three police officers have successfully undergone surgery at the Teaching Hospital, while Hon. Awo is also responding to treatment.

There are speculations that the attack is due to the ongoing intra-communal feud that has been ongoing between the people Ezza-Effium and Effium, where the Honorable was representing.

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