The city of Enugu witnessed yet another bloody day amidst the curfew imposed by the State Government in the wake of the destruction that took place across the state on the 21st of October.
A Filling station attendant was shot in an accidental discharge by a contingent of Army personnel who were patrolling the axis of Nkpokiti off Presidential road of Enugu state. The late filling station attendant was shot in the course of trying to close the popular filing station he was reported to have been working at. It was reported that the army personnel numbering more than 10 were patrolling the area when the incident occured. Their presence was not related to the curfew imposed by the state Government but rather was as a result of some youths in the locality trying to gain access to a warehouse were covid-19 palliatives foodstuffs were discovered to have been kept.
Some states recently have witnessed the break in to warehouses and catering of covid-19 palliatives by several people. As a result, other states in the country have been trying to protect the warehouses storing such covid-19 palliatives.
The armed forces personnel were later seen trying to calm the people most especially the youths who were aggravated by their actions. Other parts of the state were busy as at when this incident occurred.