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V/R: Tension at Alavanyo over Police-Military shooting; 2 dead, 8 injured


Awake News confirms that a Joint Police-Military Task Force has open fire on some group of people at Alavanyo leaving two dead and 6 injured.

According to an eyewitness who spoke to Awake News at 10:10pm ( January 13, 2019) , the Joint Security was in the town in the morning to destroy a wee farm at Dzogbefeme at Alavanyo. The Police during the operation in the morning arrested two young men but on the way, the two arrested young men were able to Jump from the police van and escaped with their handcuffs.

The Joint Police-Military then returned to the town in the evening around 4pm where they went to the Chief of the town to report on how two people in his town escaped with their handcuffs.

Upon receiving the report from the security officers, the chief queried the officer as to why they made the operation in the town without any alerts. He, however, ordered summoned everyone in the town on the missing handcuffs upon which someone showed up at the chief palace to present the missing handcuffs.

According to the eyewitness, whiles, the police-military were leaving the town, some of the youth started “hooo” at the security officers.

“All of a sudden the police started shooting”

“the police killed two young men and injured about 8 eight people who are currently at the Margaret Maquat Hospital at Kpando”

“The deceased (two) are still lying on the street where they were shot”

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