Two killed in Bayelsa attack

Two men were killed on Monday, in Azikoro suburb of Yenagoa, by gunmen who rained bullets on them around 10.30 am, an eye-witness said.

The witness said that the assailants, who drove behind the victims’ car, suddenly overtook it and shot the occupants.

Not satisfied, the suspected assassins returned after driving away for 20 metres to pump more bullets to ensure the victims were dead, the eye-witness said.

Residents of the area locked their doors for fear of arrest.

Policemen were seen removing the two bodies into a police van.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, Fidelis Odunna, confirmed that the incident occurred. He said investigation is underway to uncover the culprits.

The police has towed the bullet-riddled car to their station


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