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Sit-at-home: Gunmen set commercial bus ablaze in Enugu (photos)



Unknown gunmen have set ablaze a commercial bus painted green and white at University road, Nsukka, Enugu State.

The incident which occurred on Monday,  October 11 at about 7:30am caused fear and panic amongst residents in the community.

The driver escaped unhurt.

“Some young men in a car pursued the bus here. The driver of the bus, noticing that they would catch him, parked in the middle of the road, and ran away.

“His pursuers got there and set the bus ablaze. After that, they drove off. They didn’t burn any other vehicle or destroy any property,” an eyewitness said.

The burnt vehicle has now been evacuated.

Meanwhile residents have continued to obey the banned sit-at-home order for fear of unknown gunmen.

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Despite the resolution of southeast leaders to end the sit-at-home over the detention of Nnamdi Kanu, commercial and even academic activities were grounded in most parts of Enugu State.


Doris Israel Ijeoma is a journalist with special interest in politics, entertainment, tech and digital marketing. For inquiries, you can reach her via 09076290172.