Unconfirmed number of lives were feared lost in recent outbreak of violence in Omor and Anaku communities in Ayamelum Local Government Area of Anambra state.
Though details of the incident is still sketchy as at time of filing the report, but a source from the community said ten persons were allegedly killed in Omor Monday evening.
Reacting to the incident, Police spokesperson, Tochukwu Ikenga said security of lives and properties had been enhanced following deployment of security operatives to the area.
He however noted that fact of the incident was still unclear while patrols/operations were ongoing.
He said, “Following the distress call received in the early hours of today 6/2/2023 from Omor and Anaku in Ayamelum LGA, the joint task force comprising of Police and military has been deployed to the area.
“The presence of these security forces has reinforced the security of life and properties and enhanced the provision of law and order in the area.
“Meanwhile, the fact of the incident is still unclear and patrols/operations are still ongoing and the situation is being monitored.
“Further developments shall be communicated.”