Elombahnews can authoritatively report that there is an ongoing shootings at Orji fly-over in Owerri North local government area of Imo State this Thursday evening of June 3, 2021.
Our correspondent gathered that at least three persons were feared dead while many residents and commuters sustained injuries following the sporadic shootings from the suspected unknown gunmen.
A resident at the area decried that the unknown gunmen came in a bus and started shooting around the flyover.
“They came in a bus and started shooting sporadically. The gunmen came in a shuttle bus. The road is still deserted. I’m still hearing gunshots from where I’m staying now”, he said.
However, the Imo State Police Spokesperson, Bala Elkana, has said that he does not have the details of the incident but noted that police officers have been drafted to the area.
“We have sent our team there and are awaiting feedback,” Elkana, said.
It could be recalled that last week, the Orji divisional police station was attacked and burnt down by yet-to-be identified gunmen.
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