Two feared killed as naval men, suspected IPOB members engage in gun battle in Anambra
There was pandemonium in Awkuzu, Oyi local government area of Anambra State as two Naval men were feared killed during a gun battle with suspected members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
According to eyewitnesses, residents scampered to safety as gun shots were booming all around the area.
It was gathered that the incident occurred at the same spot where three Naval men died in a gun duel with gunmen last year.
The Nation reported that the gunmen, in five vehicles, stormed the place where the security operatives were stationed and opened fire.
When contacted, Anambra police spokesman, Ikenga Tochukwu, said he had not received detailed reports on the incident.
However, he confirmed there was heavy shooting at the time of filing this report, adding security operatives were being deployed to the area.
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