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Gunmen kill Chinese national, injure two others
« on: November 29, 2012, 03:56:09 PM »
A Chinese national was killed by gunmen near China Town along Oworonsoki Expressway on Wednesday night.
The Chinese man was said to have been coming from Oriental Hotel, Lekki, when he was attacked on his way home around 10pm.
The PUNCH learnt that the Chinese national was in his car with two Chinese ladies when some armed men engaged him in a high-speed chase.
According to Police authorities, the assailants caught up with the victims car, shot the deceased and robbed him of his valuables.
The two women also sustained injuries as the pellets from the gun hit one of the ladies in the neck.
The Police Public Relations Officer for the state police command, Ngozi Braide, confirmed the incident to our correspondent on the telephone.
Braide said the corpse had been deposited at Lagos State University Teaching Hospital while the other two victims were responding to treatment.
“The Chinese man rushed to hospital but was pronounced dead soon after but the other two ladies are responding to treatment. Investigations are ongoing”, she said.

Chinese nationals have in recent times been the target of attacks by criminals across the country.

Source: PUNCH

 

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