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Ten soldiers killed by gunmen in Anambra, Imo

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Unabated attack on security forces within the southern part of Nigeria continued as armed unknown men reportedly launched twin raids in Imo and Anambra States respectively.

The attackers, based on gathered news by #Scannews24 took the soldiers unaware despite risen tension in both states.

An eyewitness (named withheld) who accounted to newsmen earlier on Saturday said the unidentified shooters accosted armies of the military within Wetheral road, unleashed bullets at them, and five persons were confirmed dead.

After the traffic incident, officials of the army evacuated the remains of the victims in a Hilux Van.

In the same way, earlier today, another set of marauding gunmen carried out an attack in Ihiala LGA of Anambra State and five troopers lost their lives.

Since then men of the military have taken quick measures in the area to help apprehend the fleeing gunners. Major roads, Onitsha Head bridge was said to have been blocked against vehicular movement.

This is coming a day after security operatives in Rivers State launched a strict attack, killing seven suspected criminals believed to be men of Eastern Security Network, and many others were apprehended.

Meanwhile, mna identified as Obu Nworu has given an account of the ugly experience he had on Friday.

Narrating viral footage said soldiers stationed at Imo Polytechnic Junction Owerri opened fire on his vehicle and other private cars around 5 to 6 PM luckily he survived.

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