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Tension as herdsmen attack Enugu community Injures One

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Suspected herdsmen, Monday, attacked Okpanku community in Aniri Local Government Area of Enugu State and injured a security guard.

It was gathered that the incident, which occurred on Easter Monday, angered the community youths, who are preparing to go all out for reprisal attack.

According to a community leader, “the Fulani herdsmen were walking across the community with their cattle, when, suddenly, the herders entered the compound of one Eric Ogudu and started plucking mangoes.

“The security guard in that compound (name withheld) tried to stop them, but they refused and in the ensuing tiff, they gave him several machete cuts on his arms and shoulder.

“The guard started shouting ‘Fulani people don kill me ooo’. Immediately, the attention of the people were drawn and the villagers came and pursued them,” a source disclosed.

The spokesman of the police in Enugu, Superintendent of Police, Ebere Amaraizu confirmed the attack on the community.

According to him, “Police have commenced investigation into the matter.”

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