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CULT CLASH CLAIMS SIX IN RIVERS

09:17 Feb 14 2016 Omoku, Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni, Rivers, Nigeria

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Rivers Police command has confirmed the death of six persons following a clash between two rival cult groups in Omoku, headquarter of Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni local government area, on Friday night.
DSP Ahmad Muhammad, Public Relations Officer of the command, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Port Harcourt on Saturday that anti-riot police units had been deployed to the area.
He also said the situation had been brought under control following police intervention.
“The incident is reasonably believed to be a battle of supremacy between rival cult groups in the town.
“As it is now, the situation has been brought under control, with more anti-riot policemen drafted to reinforce the existing security in the town.

A resident of Omoku town, who did not want his name mentioned, told NAN that among those killed were husband and wife, two brothers of same parents
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