Sad End Pregnant woman killed by robbers in Calabar

A pregnant woman who was to put to bed this month has been killed by robbers in Calabar.

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A middle-aged pregnant woman, Chidinma Ejike Obiechina, has been sent to her early grave by a gang of armed robbers who raided the street where her shop is located at the Ikot Nkebre area of Calabar, the Cross River State capital, Calabar News reports.

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It was gathered that the hoodlums had attacked the street at about 8pm on the fateful day and as Obiechina, a mother of two, was going home for the day, the robbers accosted her and attempted to snatch her bag but when she struggled with them, the heartless robbers hit her on her stomach and pushed her to the ground, leading to her death.

Her bereaved husband, Ejike Echem, narrated how the criminals murdered his pregnant wife who was supposed to put to bed later this month.

“My wife closed the shop at few minutes to 8.00p.m. and was strolling down to the house when she was attacked by two men, who initially tried to snatch her hand bag containing  money for the entire sales for the day was but she held strongly onto it.

In the process, they hit her on her belly and she fell to the ground and the robbers took off with her hand bag."

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"I was coming back from work at that same time. What I heard was the cry of pain and call for help, I rushed to where she was, picked her up and rushed her to the hospital where she died.

We had two children and was due to deliver later this month."

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