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Unknown Gunmen Kill Army Major In Anambra

Unknown gunmen have killed an army officer identified as Major Churchill Orji, in Anambra State.

According to the reports,  the soldier was killed on Saturday, August 20, while in an operation in the troubled Azia axis, inIhiala Local Government Area of the state.

Leonard Edu, a schoolmate of the deceased confirmed the development to the reporters.

Edu said, “He was my senior in Agulu Boys Secondary School. Our labor is perfect then. It’s true he was killed by gunmen at Azia, in Ihiala LGA.”

In a tribute on Sunday, one Ugochukwu Afoekelu wrote; “Our brother Major Churchill Orji, you paid the price defending our dear State from bandits and unknown gunmen yesterday at Azia/Ukpor. Your efforts shall never be in vain. Agulu mourns.”

Another friend wrote; Rest in peace my brother from Nneogidi village, Agulu, Major Churchill Orji killed yesterday at Azia/Ukpor defending the South-East from the marauders.”

DSP Ikenga Tochukwu, the spokesperson of the Anambra State Police Command, when contacted on the telephone, said he was yet to receive a report about the incident.


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