No less than four traditional rulers have been killed following an attack by unknown gunmen at the Nnenasa community in Njaba local government Imo State.
According to reports gunmen stormed the community when some group of traditional leaders were having a meeting in which they shot sporadically.
As the traditional leaders fled for their lives, some were injured while at least five were reportedly dead.
There has been series of attack in the southeast region of country of recent.
Despite the deployment of security personnel in the region, it has been little or no major improvement in the security level.