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A 200-level student of Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, simply identified as Daniel, has been shot dead by armed robbers.

Eyewitnesses say Daniel was shot by armed robbers while attempting to collect his sim card from his phone after the robbers collected it.

The incident occured on Sunday when the armed robbers raided Success Lodge, Ifite.

The Philosophy student was a resident of the lodge, and sought to remove the sim card from phone, an act which infuriated the robbers.

He was said to have been shot in the stomach in the process and alter died despite being rushed to a hospital.

He had lost a lot of blood before arriving at the hospital.

Reacting to the incident, the Anambra state police command via its Twitter handle said, “This is unfortunate, I got this information from the SUG president, last night. 

“I have also escalated to the DPO covering the area. Police patrol has been on since then. I urge the witness of the incident to help us with information, please.”

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