It was another black Sunday in Anambra State, following the killing of seven persons in various locations in the state. Out of the number, four were siblings. Their mother was also among the dead.
The attack took place at Isulo in Orumba North council.
The other two persons were killed at Abatete in Idemili North council.
The gunmen invaded the areas, opened fire on the victims and left.
Police spokesman Ikenga Tochukwu could not confirm the incident, saying details were sketchy.
But he said the Command would talk about the incidents today, when they would have got a clear picture of what transpired.
However, a senior police officer confirmed the Isulo incident.
Tension has heightened in the state following the daily attacks by gunmen.