By Aplefe Ojong
The election in Etung local government took a violent turn yesterday as an unidentified supporter of one of the
warring political parties in the local government was reportedly shot dead.
The shooting was said to have occurred at a location called “station” in Etung Local Government Area of the State.
CrossRiverWatch gathered that a disagreement between supporters of the PDP senatorial candidate, Hon. John Owan Enoh and the LP candidate, Dr. Sandy Onor resulted in exchanged of gun fire between the two groups leading to the death of one person while many others sustained various degrees of injuries.
The central senatorial district of Cross River state has seen sustained violence and bad blood in the run up to this election and watchers say security agents must do more to contain the warring parties and their supporters.
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