Traditional cannon kills pregnant woman in Delta (Guardian)

Traditional cannon kills pregnant woman in Delta (Guardian)

Shells from a cannon shot during a traditional ceremony at the weekend have reportedly killed a 26-year-old pregnant woman at Ujevwu community, in Udu Local Council of Delta State.

According to community sources, the deceased, identified as Mrs. Ese Edewor, was taking her bath in a makeshift bathroom outside her apartment when the incident occurred on Saturday evening. The celebration was suspended following the death of the woman.

The deceased, a mother of two, was expecting her third child when the shrapnels from a traditional cannon pierced her stomach killing her on the spot before medical assistance could be rendered. Read more

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