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Gunmen have allegedly attacked a Maternity Hospital in Nkpologwu, Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State, taking four newborn babies, during the attack.

A source from the Community said the incident happened on Wednesday night, and was only made known to members of the Community on Thursday morning.

“It happened in our community, and people have been discussing it since Thursday morning. They said some gunmen stormed the hospital and took away four babies from the hospital.

“From what people were saying in the community, no one was injured, and no one was killed in the attack too.

“Some people say they could have taken the babies to sell them to childless individuals, but others say it could be for ritual purposes,” the source said.

When contacted the Police Public Relations Officer DSP Tochukwu Ikenga said that he has no such information with him at the moment.