Gunmen on Tuesday killed three traditional rulers in Imo State.
The yet-to-be identified gunmen opened fire on the traditional rulers during a stakeholders’ meeting at the Njaba Local Government headquarters, Nnenasa.
It was learnt that other traditional rulers were left with varying degrees of injuries.
As of the time of filing this report, the council headquarters was in a state of panic.
Police spokesperson in the state, Mike Abattam, said two of the traditional rulers had been confirmed dead while the command had commenced investigation into the incident.
Among the monarchs confirmed dead were the Obi 1 of Okwudor autonomous community, Eze E. Anayochukwu Durueburuo and Eze Sampson Osunwa of Ihebineowerre autonomous community.