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One person has been killed after violence erupted during a community annual festival in Ughelli Kingdom in Delta State.

It was gathered that several people sustained varying degrees of injuries in the violence that broke out in Ekiugbo and Oto-Iwhreko communities on Thursday evening, September 16, when some irate youths in the area reportedly resumed fresh hostilities.

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Spokesperson of the State Police Command, DSP Bright Edafe, who confirmed the incident, said that one person that was killed and not two as being widely rumoured by residents. 

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The cause of the fracas that led to the violent shooting of rival communal youths is sketchy at the time of this report. 

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