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Enugu Community thrown into Mourning as Cannon shot pierce through man

The Enugu community of Ogbozinne in Nkanu West Local Government Area of Enugu state was on 11th March, 2019 thrown into another mourning mood when a cannon gun allegedly exploded and pierced through the back of the operator who was later confirmed dead.

It was gathered that on that fateful day, one Mrs. Ogbodo Blessing from Ogbata Village of Ogbozinne community had hired the now deceased person who was identified as one Kenneth Ogbodo to fire a cannon gun for the celebration of her shrine.

It was further gathered that in course of igniting the cannon for explosion, the first cannon allegedly exploded and pierced through his back.

He was later confirmed dead and deposited at Agbani General Hospital Mortuary just as full scale investigations have commenced into the unfortunate incident.

Spokesman for Enugu State Police Command, SP Ebere Amaraizu, said in a statement confirmed that the incident took place on March 11 adding that the community had since been thrown into a mourning mood.


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