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Celebration Turns Sour As Generator Fume Kills 10 Wedding Guests In Imo

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Ten persons have been confirmed dead after attending a traditional wedding in Imo state.

Reports say that the victims were guest who attended a traditional wedding at Umuomumu Mbieri in the Mbaitoli local government area of the state.

A sour e disclosed that the guests, were from Anambra state, but decided to pass the night at their in-law’s house after the ceremony, and a generator was switched on through the night.

On his part, Rabiu Ladodo, the state commissioner of police while confirming the development, added that investigations were ongoing to unravel more information.

“The generator was on in the kitchen while the doors and windows of the rooms the guests slept were locked”, Ladodo said.

“It is a case of sudden and natural death but we have commenced an investigation. Assistance is being rendered to the survivors.”

The victims were said to have been evacuated from the celebrant’s house unconscious.

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