Amadi, 9th September 2017. Unknown gunmen shot dead three students and wounded others including a woman, confirms Minister of Information in Amadi State.
John Abote Mundri says the students killed are from Mundi Secondary School in the State, Radio Anisa reports.
On Sunday, gunmen invaded a house at around 11:00 PM as the students were studying inside, took them away and killed them on spot.
He says the woman and the other students who are seriously wounded are now receiving treatment in Lui Hospital.
Abote states that the government has dispatched security organs to investigate the matter in the area and bring the perpetrators to book.
The government sends its condolence to the family of the deceased students,.
The Minister describes the incident as shocking and a great loss to the state and the country at large.
He advises the youth to refrain from violence and get prepared for the national dialogue where they will address their grievances.