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‘BIAFRA DAY’ : Pandemonium As Gunmen Chase Students Out Of Schools


Heavy Cross Fire Between Gunmen And Security Agents As Gunmen Invade Markets, Schools Chase Students Out Of Classrooms In Anambra. 

Pandemonium following invasion of schools in Onitsha and some parts of the Idemili area of Anambra State, chasing students out of the classrooms.

According to sources, the gunmen also invaded markets and public places to chase people away.

The gunmen are reported to have ordered people to go home because today is “Biafra Day”.

Every May 30 is set aside yearly to celebrate Biafra Day but this year’s edition coincided with the Monday sit-at-home which was observed yesterday.

The group insisted that today must be observed as sit-at-home to mark the annual Biafra Day because yesterday was the normal Monday sit-at-home day and not Biafra Day.

Already, there were fears among the people earlier in the day about whether to go out or not and some of the people who stepped out have started returning to their various houses, The PUNCH gathered.

It was also gathered that there are heavy shootings between security agencies and the gunmen in the Idemili area.

The police spokesman in the state, Tochukwu Ikenga, did not take his calls for confirmation as students have returned home.

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