BREAKING: Anambra Supplementary Poll: Soldiers Shoot Man in Ihiala LGA

Soldiers patrolling Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State have shot a yet-to-be-identified man.

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On Tuesday, November 9, soldiers from a patrol van opened fire on commuters hundreds of metres away from the LGA headquarters and one fell.

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According to FIJ, after moving a short distance away, a crowd began to form around the man, prompting the soldiers to return, firing sporadically again and sending residents scampering for security.

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When FIJ returned to the scene, the middle-aged man was no longer there. Multiple witnesses said he had been picked up by the soldiers.

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Attempts to record the incident were futile, as soldiers forced all commuters to alight from their vehicles and raise both hands to full length.

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Reports earlier had it that a supplementary election in Ihiala LGA was scheduled for Tuesday, November 9 2021 as elections failed to hold in the area on Saturday due to insecurity.

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