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Hoodlums wound three men in Enugu village attack

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Hoodlums on Monday injured three men during an attack on the Opanda village in Uzo-Uwani local government area of Enugu State.

The state’s Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Aliyu, disclosed this in a statement issued by the command’s spokesman, Daniel Ndukwe, in Enugu.

He said the hoodlums attacked the community in the early hours of Monday and seriously injured the victims with a machete.

The police commissioner directed the operatives to unravel the circumstance surrounding the incident and bring the perpetrators to book.

The statement read: “Following information received at Nimbo Police Division in the early hours of today, July 26, alleging that yet-to-be-identified hoodlums attacked some persons in a location at Opanda village in Nimbo Community of Uzo-Uwani LGA.

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“Police operatives attached to the Division raced to the scene and found three young men with degrees of machete cuts.

“They were immediately rushed to a nearby hospital, where they are responding to treatment.

“The police commissioner urged residents of the area to remain calm and law-abiding.

“He also asked the residents to assist the police with useful information on the matter.”

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