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One feared dead as rival group clash in Delta community




There was serious tension on Tuesday afternoon as a yet-to-be-identified man was killed as rival cult groups clashed in Usieffurun community in Udu Local Government Area of Delta State.
Saga Gist reports that unspecified number of persons were seriously wounded during the clash.
The suspected cultists used dangerous weapons at each other just as they shot sporadically into the air.
It took the prompt intervention of officers and men of the Nigeria Police Force, Otu-Jeremi Divisional Headquarters to calm the tension in the area down.
When contacted for comments, the Delta State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya, confirmed the report in a telephone chat with our correspondent in Warri.
She said, “Yes, it’s true, one person was killed.”
Meanwhile, the Usieffurun community leadership has imposed a curfew in the town.
The curfew, which will begin from 7 pm, is to curtail the excesses of the cult groups in the town is in line with that of the Delta State Government.

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