Locals, journalists escape lynching as communities clash over land in Anambra

Scores of persons from Umuobam community, Ojobi Umunya, Oyi local government area of Anambra state on Tuesday narrowly escaped being lynched by some group of persons alleged to be invaders to their land.

The victims who claimed to be rightful owners of the land located at Nkwelle junction were in the area for a peaceful protest against the intruders when they were attacked.

The journalists who were invited to cover the protest also escaped by whiskers, while their cameras were nearly confiscated during the attack.


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Created: 14/08/2019

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