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Senator Uba Injured as Gunmen Kill Aides, Security Officers During Attack in Anambra

The Senator representing Anambra South Senatorial Zone, Mr. Ifeanyi Ubah, was on Sunday attacked by unknown gunmen at Enugwukwu in Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra State .

About Five people including policemen and aides were reportedly killed whil the senator also managed to escape from the scene of the attack.

His bulletproof car was riddled with bullets.

It was gathered that the convoy was ambushed by heavily armed men who opened fire on his convoy from all directions.

The Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, while confirming the development said the Commissioner of Police in Anambra State, Mr. Echeng Echeng, has already led operatives to the scene at Nkwo market, Enugwukwu.

In a statement issued on Sunday night, he said though the details of the incident are still sketchy, operatives are on ground there to monitor the situation.

He said the police would communicate further details as things unfold, adding that the Police remained committed to getting to the root of the matter.

One of the Senator’s aides who spoke with channelsTV on the condition of anonymity said the attack was an assassination attempt but the Senator was able to escape because of his vehicle was bulletproof.

The aide said Senator Ubah and his convoy were passing Nkwo Enugwukwu junction when they were shot at from all sides by the attackers.

Senator Ubah is said to be in an undisclosed hospital where he is being monitored by doctors even though he was not physically hurt

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