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WAR!!! Six killed as rival cult groups clash in Cross River


At least, six persons have been killed in a cult clash that ensued in Calabar metropolis of Cross River State.
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The war broke out between two rival cults of Vikings and Klans.It was gathered that problem ensued last Thursday, when one of the gangs stormed a popular Calabar hangout spot along Atekong/Marian Road about 7pm and opened fire on those having a good time.
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Two persons were reportedly killed and many others sustained gunshot wounds.Sun quoted a resident, Ette as saying that the same night, at about 8.30pm, Dr Emmanuel Igbeng, a lecturer in the Department of Accounting, was also killed at his residence at Asuquo Abasi Street, off Uwnase Street, in Calabar South.
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Reacting to the development, the Cross River State Police Public Relations Officer, Ms Irene Ugbo, said police riot squads have been dispatched round the city to ensure normalcy returns.
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Ugbo said: “I cannot tell you the number of deaths, but the police are doing their best to stop the cult war. No arrest has been made so far.”

 
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