Two men have been killed by gunmen at the Ogbor Hill waterside Bridge, Aba, Abia State; while another two were shot dead at Aji Community, Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area of Enugu State.
Also, gunmen suspected to be sit-at-home enforcers set ablaze a vehicle at Nkwelle Ezunaka junction along the Awka/Onitsha express way near Onitsha, Anambra State.
Meanwhile, the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB has advised the general public to be at alert to avert the new strategy devised by Fulani herders to attack Christians, churches and non-Muslims in South East.
IPOB warned Christians not to accept anybody joining them on the pretence of converting to Christianity and being rejected by their Muslim families in the North, saying that it was a “tragedy waiting to happen”.
Eyewitnesses told newsmen that the victims at Ogbor Hill waterside Bridge,Aba, Abia State, identified as Sammy and Alaba, who were musical equipment and footwear sellers, respectively,at the waterside bridge, were trailed to the area by the gunmen.
Investigations reveal that the killers came on four tricycles loaded with some boys who shot the two victims at one of the shops. Alaba was said to have left his shop to greet his friend ,Sammy, unaware that danger was lurking.
“Suddenly, some gunmen with four tricycles confronted Alaba and one of them was asking money-related questions and nobody expected the sudden shooting of Alaba which scared everyone.
“We were all watching from afar when the same boys shot Sammy and used an axe on him.