Panic as 5 Igbo men reportedly die within 1 week in New Delhi

Panic as 5 Igbo men reportedly die within 1 week in New Delhi

- Five Nigerian men reportedly lost their lives in mysterious circumstances in New Delhi, India, within one week

- A man simply identified as Okwuluora made the disclosure on his Facebook page

- Nigerians on social media have reacted to the tragic incidents

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There is panic in the Igbo community in New Delhi, India, after five men reportedly died mysteriously within a week.

The disclosure was made by a Nigerian man simply identified as Okwuluora who said he was sent videos and pictures of the incident.

Panic as 5 Igbo men die within one week in New Delhi, India
Nigerians have reacted to the death of five of their country men in Delhi. Photo credit: Sanjeev Verma/Hindustan Times
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He wrote on his Facebook page:

"5 Igbo boys dead in New Delhi, India within 1 week. I was sent the videos and pictures but I will not post them. So sad to behold. May their souls find peace. These are HARD TIMES."

Nigerians soon flooded the comment section of the post with condolences messages.

Ofoegbu Chinma wrote:

"Chaii. So sorry to them as they went for Greener pasture but couldn't return alive. May their soul find peace and rest in the Lord Isee."

Ezenwayi Na Asia commented:

"People from Nigeria always come to India for medical purposes, but once someone in India goes to the hospital for the same purpose, they will not come back alive, the whole thing is scaring."

Sam Kimberly reacted:

"I think is better to show their face. Alot of people are complaining about their children outside the country... This Xmas no sweet for body oooo..."

Charlypso Onuoha commented:

"One of the biggest problem we igbos have is the inability to go for medical check up on regular basis, please no matter where you are try once in a while to go for a medical check up, mostly now that COVID-19 is killing people, Don't take your health for granted, RIP to them."

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In a previous report by, a young Nigerian lady identified as Juliet Nlemadim died days before her wedding which was slated for December 30.

The disclosure was made by a Facebook user, Achor Goddey, who expressed sadness over the demise of the young lady.

According to Achor, Juliet called him days before her demise to inform him of her wedding. He said he promised the young lady that he was going to play a vital role in the wedding ceremony.


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