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NEWS UPDATE: Imo community pass night in bush as gunmen kill soldiers

NEWS UPDATE: Imo community pass night in bush as gunmen kill soldiers

Hundreds of villagers in Awo- Mmamma community in Oru East Local Regime Area of Imo Province who fled their homes after gunmen reportedly killed a military machine personnel on Monday afternoon said it’s regrettable that they would be spending their nighttime in the bush.

Sources within Awo-Mmamma community told DAILY POST correspondent on Monday that there was mass exodus of people, particularly youths from the community, because of the fright of unknown.

Narrating the ugly state of affairs, he said some hoodlums attacked some soldiers at Ishieke junction in Awo Mmamma and killed one of them, zoomed off towards Ihiala in Anambra Province and in a reprisal onrush, the soldiers invaded the area and caused havoc by setting a filling station, cars, houses , hotel and stores on flaming.”

A community leader who craved anonymity said, the ugly incident which happened at Ishieke junction had led to the devastation of asset worth millions of Naira.

He said, “as I speak to you at present, many to a greater extent houses may be burnt this evening. We’re at present at the mercy of angry soldiers.

“Hundreds of our people may pass this nighttime in the bush. Our people have escaped from their ground piece those still remaining at present live in fright,” he said

When contacted, the Police force spokesperson, Micheal Abattam directed our correspondent to make out to the Regular army.

The Regular army Spokesman, when contacted said he will acquire dorsum to us, but as at the time of filing the study, he was yet to acquire dorsum.





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