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    Wednesday, 9 August 2017

    Ozubulu massacre: Church releases full list of victims As Death toll rises to 13






    The Catholic Diocese of Nnewi has released the names of victims of the attack on St. Philip’s Catholic Church, Ozubulu, in Anambra state.
    On Sunday, a gunman killed some worshippers and left 18 others injured.

    In a statement issued by Bishop of the Diocese, Hilary Odili Okeke, the church confirmed that the death toll in the attack had risen to 13.

    While soliciting for funds for the care of the victims, the diocese said it had opened a bank account in that regards.

    “Anybody, parish, institution, company, society, association or group that would like to join the diocese in providing assistance to the victims and their families can send their contributions,” the statement read.
    “We shall keep accurate records of contribution and distribution of the funds”,
     it added.

    It listed the 22 surviving victims as:

    Ikegwuonu Caroline
    Nwakile Anthonia
    Okoye Odinaka
    Okoye Patricia
    Isaac Chinedu
    Oramadike Chinagorom
    Oramadike Chinecherem
    Udegbunam Chidimma
    Ndulue Samuel
    Udegbunam Obiageli
    Ugochi Obiajulu
    Chukwueloka Chineze
    Oramadike Chioma
    Azuka Basil
    Oramadike Chiamaka
    Uchechukwu Chukwueloka
    Nwanya Ngozi
    Ngwuta Chinemelum
    Asomba Chukwudum
    Nnudule Leonard
    Muomah Michael
    Oramadike Favour

    Two of them have been discharged while others are in different wards in the hospital.

    DEAD VICTIMS ARE:

    Cyprian Ikegwuonu
    Hyacinth Oramadike
    Cecilia Ewin
    Eunice Akanigbo
    Rose Okoye
    Anulika Obunadike
    Uchenna Obunadike
    Anthonia Ufondu
    Oluchukwu Uhelu
    Christiana Igbeja
    Udeze Pauline
    Victoria Uzokwe
    Florence Nweke



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