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Sunday, 6 August 2017

Anambra church shooting: Catholic Church responds as CP discounts dread assault


Gistsmark.com - The Catholic Diocese of Nnewi, Anambra, has depicted Sunday's assault on admirers at St. Philip's Catholic Church, Ozubulu, by a shooter as lamentable. The congregation, in an announcement marked by Rev. Hygi Aghaulor, Director of Communications of the Diocese, and accessible to newsmen, said that the Parish Priest, Rev Fr. Jude Onwuaso got away unhurt. He portrayed the go about as an indication of loss of what is consecrated and reassured the groups of casualties of the assault. "It is lamentable that our kin are increasingly losing a feeling of what is sacrosanct. "What on earth would make individuals start shooting at honest unarmed admirers including youngsters and ladies on a Sunday morning? "We denounce this profane demonstration in its totality; we supplicate Almighty God to reassure the families influenced and guarantee them that our hearts are with them as we appeal to God for the snappy recuperation of the injured. "For the whole parishioners, we approach them not to be disheartened in their standard routine with regards to confidence. "It is the point at which the strengths of dimness endeavor to eclipse goodness that the light of God sparkles considerably brighter than at any other time similarly as it occurred on Easter Sunday. "Malevolence may make endeavors yet God and goodness will dependably triumph; we approach the great individuals to keep on praying for the expired admirers and their families," Aghaulor expressed. Then, the Commissioner of Police in the state Mr Garba Umar, has said that the charge would investigate every possibility to convey the aggressors to equity. Umar, who talked at a news gathering in Awka on Sunday, gave the refreshed figures of setbacks as 11 dead and 18 harmed. He precluded the likelihood of a fear assault, and talked around a confined fight between people in the group. He said that the charge had welcomed a few speculates who might be helpful to the examination. The CP exhorted occupants to approach their legitimate organizations, guaranteeing them that houses of worship and open spots were protected. "At around 6.30 a.m. today, Aug. 6, I got a misery call that shooters had attacked and shot at admirers at St. Philips Catholic Church, Umuezekwe, Ofufe, Amakwa Village in Ozubulu, Ekwusigo Local Government Area. "Therefore I, the Commissioner of Police, drove my agents promptly to the scene to save admirers. "The charge, under my supervision, will investigate every possibility in finding and arraigning those behind the slaughter of blameless admirers. "The insight report and preparatory examination demonstrated that the episode was because of a quarrel between two people from a similar group living outside Nigeria. "One of the people assembled the congregation where the shooting happened; it is unquestionably not a fear based oppressor assault in the shape of Boko Haram or Fulani herders assault. "The summon will brief general society after examination is closed; I sympathize with each one of the individuals who lost their friends and family in this tragic episode. "I likewise energize `ndi' Anambra to be careful and to immediately report suspicious developments or unusual perception of people and activities in their areas to the security offices.'' Umar said.