Two killed in PDP, APC supporters’ clash

Written by on March 25, 2015

TWO persons were shot dead on yesterday in the Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State in a clash between supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party and those of the All Progressives Congress.

The incident, which took place in Omoku, was said to be a reprisal after an initial violent clash took place in Okwuzi community within the area.

One of the deceased, according to a source, was a relative of the Commissioner for Power, Mr. Augustine Nwokocha, whose house was touched in the violence.

Apart from Nwokocha’s house, some other buildings were also set ablaze as members of the PDP and APC tore at each other amidst sporadic shooting that began at about 8am.

The fight between the two parties in Okwuzi on Monday did not claim any life within the community, but two persons reportedly lost their lives in Omoku.

 


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