Gunmen attack APC supporters going for Buhari's rally

Gunmen attack APC supporters going for Buhari's rally

Tuesday, January 6, 2015 4:46 pm


Unidentified gunmen have opened fire on supporters of the All Progressives Congress travelling from Buguma in Asari-Turu local government of Rivers State to Port-Harcourt, the capital to attend the maiden campaign of Maj. General Muhammadu Buhari.

The Rivers Police Command has confirmed the incident.The extent of casualties has not been disclosed.

DSP Muhammad Ahmad, the command’s spokesman, said that the supporters were travelling in group from Buguma in Asari-Turu Local Government Area of the state for the rally.

According to Ahmad, the initial report had shown that there were no casualties.

Ahmad said the command had commenced investigation into the incident, assuring that it would get to its root and bring the suspects to justice.


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