Soldiers kill man, 28, in Abia, pregnant wife faints

They were said to have accused the late Chinonso Nwachukwu of blocking their way.
Soldiers kill man, 28, in Abia, pregnant wife faints
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Soldiers allegedly killed a 28-year-old man identified as Chinonso Nwachukwu in the Ovim community area of Isuikwuato local government area of Abia State.

This is even as the pregnant wife of the victim fainted upon hearing the death of her husband.

Sources who spoke with ABN TV on the condition of anonymity of Tuesday said the soldiers had invaded the community around 9pm on Monday in mufti.

They were said to have accused the late Chinonso Nwachukwu of blocking their way.

While he made efforts to stand up to give way, one of the military officers was said to have shot at the late Chinonso's head, killing him on the spot.

The trigger-happy soldier was said to have continued shooting sporadically after killing Chinonso, scaring residents and passers-by.

ABN TV reports that there is tension in the community as military personnel and equipment are said to have taken over the community.

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