One dead,properties destroyed as youths clash in Rivers

Calamity struck in Umuokwa communities of Omuma Local Government Area of Rivers state, after a man was reportedly killed at a burial wake keep.

The incident which occurred at the weekend led to the displacement of some families.

The event which led to reprisal attacks by aggrieved youths, left property worth millions of naira destroyed.

Also destroyed was a Nine Bedroom apartment belonging to one Mr Miracle Anele, a youth leader and community mobiliser.

Anele, was said to be busy on the 8th of April with Omuma For Christ (OYC) group, where they reached a goal to change Chalk Boards to Marker Boards in all the Senior Secondary Schools in Omuma LGA.

Eyewitness reports said the attackers decided to launch the attack on the Community, accusing some Youths in the community of being behind the death their brother.

Indigenes of the community while condemning the violence, appealed to the state government to bring an end to the different crises brewing in the area.