Thursday, 29 September 2016

Militants Attack Hospital in Imo State, Burn Several Vehicles

Angry youths from restive commu­nities of Ohaji/Egbema Local Govern­ment Area of Imo State yesterday went wild and invaded Imo State Gen­eral Hospital, Umugwu­ma, setting, at least, 10 vehicles ablaze as well as the state office of Envi­ronmental Transforma­tion Commission (EN­TRACO).

According to an eye witness who narrated the incident to The AU­THORITY, the youths who numbered over twenty were protesting the alleged killing of one of them by the state secu­rity outfit, Imo Network.

The youths, according to the witness, had gone in search of the corpse at the state hospital and on confirming the death went wild, destroying properties in the hospital.

Meanwhile, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Andrew Enwer­em, has confirmed the incident, but said that no arrest had been made.

Culled from: Authority Newspaper