Sad! Gunmen Kill 2 NAF Personnel in Imo, 5 Soldiers in Anambra. Read What Happened
Again, Nigerian securities operatives continue have continued to suffer surprise attacks from unknown gunmen in the southeast region of the country.
The report has it that in Imo state; two Nigerian Air Force personnel were killed by gunmen at a market in the state capital, Owerri
Meanwhile, in the neighbouring state Anambra, five soldiers were gunned down by gunmen in an SUV who launched an attack on their checkpoint.
The Imo state commissioner of police, Abutu Yaro, confirmed the incident to the Nigerian Tribune newspaper on Saturday, May 29 during a telephone conversation. He said that the deceased officers had gone to a selling point around the area to buy food to eat when they were shot dead.
CP Yaro said that the incident occurred around the park where the hoodlums stay to smoke Indian helm and from there they move to terrorize the people. Meanwhile, five soldiers were killed in the Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State, by some unknown gunmen.
According to Daily Trust, they were killed in the early hours of Saturday, May 29 forcing some military personnel to block the River Niger Bridgehead, Onitsha, obstructing traffic flow in and out of the state.
An eyewitness told Vanguard newspaper that the gunmen, came in an SUV, fired at the soldiers and destroyed their operational Hilux vehicle parked at a checkpoint. The Anambra state police command spokesman, Ikenga Tochukwu confirmed the incident, adding that it happened at about 8.40 pm on Friday, May 28.
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