Gunmen have reportedly killed no fewer than eight security agents which comprises soldiers, policemen, and officers of Nigeria Security And Civil Defence Corps in Imo State.
NAIJA NEWS NG reports that the sad incident took place at the Umualumaku community, Ehime-Mbano Local Government Area of the state on the 19th of September, 2023.
The Joint Security Task Force team was said to have been on patrol when the gunmen ambushed and set them on fire in their operational vehicles.
A voice in a viral video said the security operatives were in Toyota Hilux vehicles and were driving from Oriagu market to Aba-branch.
“I spotted two Hilux patrol vehicles pass my shop and I never knew they were being traced by bandits. Just a few minutes later, I started hearing that those officers had been shot dead at Aba branch,” the voice said.
“When I got there, the two Hilux vehicles were on fire with the officers burnt beyond recognition. As I speak, Oriagu and Isinweke are blocked at the moment.
“Inhabitants of the areas have run away for fear of the unknown. The areas have been cordoned off by the police and army as the place is currently boiling.”
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