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SO SAD: Bride And Groom Shot Dead Hours To Their Wedding In Enugu

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A couple set to be joined together in holy matrimony were on Friday, September 5, 2014 shot dead by unknown assailants, suspected to be cultists, a few hours to their wedding.

The incident which happened in Enugu state, has seen several violent attacks happen around Abakpa and Trans-Ekulu area of the state

Asides the couple, 3 people including the manager of a filling station also lost their lives when the hoodlums opened fire and started shooting sporadically at a fuel station near Dhamija bridge opposite Our Lord’s Chosen Church, Trans-Ekulu along the Enugu – Onitsha Expressway.

Vanguard reports:

Sources said  the gunmen trailed the couple, who were finalizing arrangements for their wedding on Saturday, September 6, 2014 to the filling station where they were said to be buying fuel.

The gunmen were said to have, on arrival at the station, shot sporadically at the bride and groom who were in their car buying fuel and they reportedly died on the spot.

The manager of the filling station, a pump attendant and another person buying fuel at the time were also shot dead by the gunmen who immediately thereafter fled in their waiting vehicle.

Enugu State Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Ebere Amaraizu, confirmed the incident when contacted Saturday, September 6, 2014.

“There was an incident that led to the death of some people following sporadic shooting by suspected hoodlums before the arrival of security   operatives and we have put measures on ground to unmask them,” he said.

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