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Buhari, Saraki, Dogara, others condemn attack

It was all like an action-packed movie.

A gunman dressed in black, storming a church and opening fire on worshippers.

There was commotion. By the time the gunman left, no fewer than 11 worshippers lay dead.

That was the scene yesterday at St. Philip’s Catholic Church, Amakwa-Ozubulu in Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State. The gunman came during the early morning mass.

Many were injured during the incident, which Governor Willie Obiano described as “sacrilegious”.

An eyewitness, who narrated how the attack occurred, said the priest, Rev. Fr. Jude Onwuaso, was unhurt. The witness, who said he was part of those who evacuated the victims, said the gunman went into the church, identified Chief Akunwafor Ikegwuonwu, a parishioner, and shot him dead. He then went on the rampage…

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