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One killed in bar attack

By Taban Gabriel

Unknown armed person opened fire in a bar at Hai-Mauna residential area on Sunday killing oneman at his bar.

According to Grace Warun, a landownerand as well one of the eyewitnesses, the incident occurred at 10:30 pm local time.

“We heard him cry help, help thief! Thief!But when we rushed to the seen, we only found him struggling on the ground while blood was gushing from his body,”Warun explained.

She added that before the victim had died, he told her[Warun] that the attacker had attempted to rob the pub but met resistance from the people sitting around the place.

The landowner continued that all the customers in the bar fled off when the unknown gun man started shooting at the bar indiscriminately.

Warun said the decease person has been renting her place for quite a long and “he never had any hatred with someone.”

Police have detained several people present at the time of the incident for further investigations, Warun said.

The concerned police official at Mauna police station has confirmed the incident but declined to comment over the issue.

Hai-Mauna area within this month has witnessed two separate incidents of the similar unknown gun attacks.

Recently,the same area came under attack by unknownperson who detonated a hand grenade in a restaurant injuring five people on spot with one death later at the hospital.



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