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BREAKING: Soldiers Allegedly Kill Man In Forcados Terminal In Delta

Rita Enemuru, Reporting

Soldiers attached to Forcados Terminal have allegedly shot dead a young man, Endurance Oweiye Kalaepele.

The incident has created tension in Ogulagha community.

The 27-year-old man was allegedly shot twice by the military men while picking snails with his team of snail hunters.

It was gathered that the incident happened on Monday, 27th June, 2022 at about 11:00p.m.

Youth president of the community, ThankGod Iyaragba, said the deceased was with six others hunting snails late Monday night when he was allegedly shot by soldiers.

“Around 1000p.m yesterday, Monday, June 27, 2022, six of the community boys went to the bush behind Forcadoes Terminal, the Pipeline bush, for snail picking, but were intercepted on their way back by the military men.

“One of the boys, Endurance, tried to run out of fear, but shot twice at close range.”

“This infuriated youths of the community to go on the rampage destroying company vehicles and property.

“They have also taken over the major roads in the community to express their anger,” he said.

The Police or Army are yet to arrive the scene or react to the incident.

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