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Residents of Imo community flee homes over incessant gunmen attacks

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Some residents of the Amuro autonomous community in Okigwe Local Government Area of Imo State have reportedly fled their houses due to frequent gunmen attacks.

Society Watch gathered that there had been widespread panic in the area as a result of the daily reports of attacks.

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The wife of Ugoeze Umugborogu, the traditional head of the community, was abducted by gunmen on Wednesday.

Along with abducting the monarch’s wife, the raging gunmen also set fire to the Amuro ward country mansions of the All Progressives Congress and Labour Party chairs.

The assailants lit the houses on fire as soon as they arrived at the premises, according to a community source who asked to remain anonymous