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An agent of All Progressives Congress (APC) in today’s by-election in Delta State have been reportedly dhot dead by hoodlums believedvto be members of rival parties in the election.

The incident occurred about 3:15 p.m., when armed hoodlums stormed Irri Ward 10, Polling Unit 5, apparently to snatch ballot papers.

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Eyewitness say the hoodlums who were armed with AK47 rifles, fired sporadically in the air to scare away voters before one of them shot the victim for an unclear reason.

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Prior to the tragic incident, the election had been relatively peaceful, with no reports of violence in any of the units.

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At the time of filing this report, the state police were yet to comment on the incident.


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