Gunmen shoot Catholic priest

Fr Okoye
Gunmen shoot Catholic priest
By Timothy Agbor, Osogbo
A young Catholic priest from Awka diocese, Nigeria, Rev Fr Cornelus Okoye has been attacked by some hoodlums suspected to be Fulani gunmen.
Gunmen attack priest
The priest vehicle riddled with bullets
 
The cleric miraculously escaped death from Fulani terrorists’ attack after he was shot and stabbed.
It was gathered that the priest was attacked on Wednesday Ugwuoba/Amansea road in Anambra State.
He said, “I thank God for delivering me from Fulani gunmen at Ugwuoba/Amansea. They shot sporadically at me. They Used knife to cut my body and wanted to open my heart before thunder struck and they ran away. At that point God gave me the energy to stroll and saw someone that took me to the hospital.”

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