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Rivers State Police Command Confirms Death Of Two Persons In Stampede

The Rivers State command has confirmed the death of two persons in a stampede at an Event centre, along the Rumuodara axis of the East/West Road, Obio/Akpor  LGA, where palliatives were being distributed by INKSNATION, a Non-Governmental Organisation to her registered members from Ikwerre, Emohua and Obio/Akpor Local Government Areas on Tuesday morning.

The Police in a statement issued by the Public Relations Officer of the Command, SP Nnamdi Omoni explained that the stampede led to the death of two people, while some sustained various degrees of injuries and were currently receiving medical attention.

The statement added that the situation is under control while the Commissioner of Police, CP Joseph G Mukanpsc (+) had instituted immediate probe into the unfortunate incident with a view to ascertaining the circumstances that led to the incident and bringing persons found culpable to justice.

 

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