At least 11 people were killed on Sunday when unknown armed assailants invaded St. Philip Catholic Church Amakwa Ozobulu in Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State.
The rampaging gun men shot at worshippers during an early morning mass in the church killing 6 females and 1 male while four persons sustained various degrees of injuries.
The deceased and injured victims have been conveyed to Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital in Nnewi.
According to Police sources, investigation shows that it is a drug related gang case in which the father of one of the gang leaders had been a target during today’s attack.
Other sources say the attack was a part of an ongoing feud between two brothers from the same community who were living outside the country.