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Eagles player, Emenike escapes death in gun attack



Super Eagles star, Emmanuel Emenike, and his team mates at Turkish club, Fenerbahce escaped unscathed when the bust they were travelling in was shot at on their way to the airport after a match in Rizespor in the North Eastern part of Turkey.

The driver was shot and injured, and their security officer had to take control of the bus to prevent it from possibly plunging off the bridge, into the river below.

The league leaders were travelling to Trabzon airport, following their 5-1 victory over Rizespor, when the shooting happened.

Fenerbahce have called for the Turkish Super Lig to be suspended, adding, that its “irrevocable priority is for the culprits to be found and punished immediately.”

Emenike said he and his team-mates had been left stunned by what happened.

“I was on the phone with my brother when I heard the loud sound and I thought one of our tyres had busted because the bus was swerving on the road.

“But when I found our security officer in front of the bus I knew something must have gone awfully wrong.

“We quickly realised the security guy was the one who hit the brake, and he said the driver [who was already soaked in blood] had been shot”.

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