Six siblings in Ekwulumili in the Nnewi South Local Government Area of Anambra State, have been confirmed dead after eating poisoned food.
It was learnt that the community had been thrown into confusion since Saturday, when the children died.
Our correspondent gathered that the identity of the person, who poisoned the food, had yet to be known.
The parents of the deceased were said to have attempted to commit suicide since the tragedy struck.
A Facebook user, Ewenike Ogechukwu, who posted the pictures of the deceased on his wall, said the police had visited the scene of the incident and commenced investigation to unravel the person behind the death.
He wrote, “The children were poisoned by an unknown person through the food they kept at home in Ekwulumili, Anambra State. But serious investigation is in progress now, the victims must be figured out and not go on punished.”