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Breaking: Two killed, three injured in Ebonyi

Two persons have been killed while three others were injured in Amagu ward one in Ikwo local government area of the state.

The incident happened on Friday night.

Police Commissioner in the state, Awosola Awotunde confirmed the incident to our Reporter.

He said the incident followed a clash between supporters of two political parties in the state

“The injured are being treated in the hospital. We are treating them as suspects for now as they were involved in the clash,” he said.

The member representing, Ikwo/Ezza South Constituency and candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Lazarus Ogbe accused the All Progressive Congress, APC in the state of masterminding the attacks.

The APC candidate for the Ikwo/Ezza South Constituency, Chinedu Ogar hails from the ward where the incident happened.

Mr Ogbe said that one of those killed was his agent for the polling unit in the area.

He gave the name of those killed as Igwe Ukwa and Egbe Oruke while those injured are Ejike Simon Igwe and Alo Nwamgbo.

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