A report by The Nation indicates that suspected gunmen on Sunday, May 22, killed no fewer than seven persons in different parts of Anambra state.
Telescope.ng reports that among the victims was a mother and four of her children at Isulo, Orumba North local government area.
According to the report, the other two took place at Abatete in Idemili North local government area while another man was killed at Nanka Orumba North local government area.
Eyewitnesses told The Nation the gunmen invaded those areas and opened fire on the victims and left.
However, Anambra Police spokesman, Ikenga Tochukwu, could not confirm the incidents stating details were sketchy
He said the command would talk on the incidents on Monday when they must have got the clear picture of what transpired.
One of the senior police officers in the state, who did not want to be quoted, told the newspaper that the Isulo incident was true.