Gunmen kill 2 in Delta and kidnap Corps member

Report made it cleared that two persons have been confirmed dead as a result of the Wednesday attack by gunmen numbering over 20 who laid siege at Eku community, Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State while an unidentified member of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC is being rumoured to have been abducted by the gunmen.

The deceased, both whom are males in their early 30s had sustained life threatening gunshot wounds and died the next day (Thursday) at the Delta State Teaching Hospital, Oghara having been referred from the Eku Baptist Government Hospital where they had earlier been rush to for medical attention.

Confirming the abduction of the youth corps member, a senior police officer attached to the Abraka Police station who spoke on anonymity, told Vanguard that they are yet to get a formal record of the victim but said: “It is true that an NYSC member was abducted by the gunmen, but we do not have detail of the person yet.”

Contacted, the Delta State Police Public Relation Officer, PPRO, DSP Celestina Kalu said she is yet to get any official report on the abduction of the corps member but said: “I have heard about the incident.”

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