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Tuesday, 10 October 2017

Death toll of the massacre that took place in Rivers state has hit 25

News of the death toll of the massacre that took place in Mgboshimini community in Obio Akpor Local Government area of Rivers state has hit 25 as against the initial number of 15 persons confirmed death.

Report has it that 10 more bodies were later on discovered in various parts of the community including victims killed by stray bullets and some bodies found by the waterfront.

 Notwithstanding, the Police command in Rivers state, is insisting that only 10 lives were lost in the carnage. Adding that in a short time names of some people will be displayed and tagged wanted in connection with recent killings in the area.

DSP Nnamdi Omoni, spokesman of the Command revealed this  while reacting to the killings. Adding that preliminary investigation disclosed that the armed men who carried out the attack were members of Iceland cult group, who gained access into the community via the water ways at Eagle Island.

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