Traditional rulers in Imo State were attacked during a meeting, it was reported that unidentified gunmen opened fire on them, and killed three on Tuesday evening during stakeholders’ meeting at the Njaba local council headquarters, Nnenasa.
It was gathered that other traditional rulers were left with varying degrees of injuries.
As of the time of filing this report, the council headquarters was in a state of panic.
The police spokesperson in the state, Mike Abattam, said two of the traditional rulers had been confirmed dead while the command had commenced investigation into the incident.
Among the monarchs confirmed dead were the Obi 1 of Okwudor autonomous community, Eze E. Anayochukwu Durueburuo, and Eze Sampson Osunwa of Ihebineowerre autonomous community.