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Six Dead, Many Injured As APC Congress Turns Bloody

At least six persons were feared killed and several others injured after fight broke out during the All Progressives Congress, APC, Benue South caucus meeting in Otukpo on Friday.

It was gathered that the clash happend between some boys believed to be loyal to the current chairman of the party in the state and a senatorial aspirant.

Six persons were reportedly dead, a Pastor and several other persons badly injured.

Sabon Gari area of Otukpo is said to be in commotion at the time of filing this report.

Speaking on the development, the Otukpo Divisional Police Officer, Mr Obo Ukam Obo, said the police were aware of the meeting scheduled for Double K Resort and were shocked that some persons decided to forment trouble.

Mr. Obo said the Division had commenced investigation and that those found wanting will be apprehended and prosecuted.

Adeyemi Olalemi

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