One Died, Many Injured as IPOB And Nigeria Soldiers Engage in Serious Shoot Out in Orlu LGA, Imo State ~ Nigeria News + Celebrities Gist and Naija Gossip + Nigeria Gossip

Wednesday, 27 January 2021

One Died, Many Injured as IPOB And Nigeria Soldiers Engage in Serious Shoot Out in Orlu LGA, Imo State

There was Paradise lost in Orlu Local Government area of Imo State as the Nigerian Army and the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) security outfit clash in Okporo Orlu, Imo State. 

It was since gathered that the Nigeria soldiers who were in their military operation in Orlu area stormed the area suspected to be the operational base of the Indigenous People of Biafra newly formed Eastern Security Network (ESN).

A resident in that area told the Nation News Paper that there was serious shoot out between Nigeria soldiers and the IPOB security men and several people were injured.

According to him, about five people were seriously injured while one of them was killed. 

Also, about five buildings in the area, including a church, Blessed Holy Trinity Sabbath Mission, were said to have been set ablaze by “some armed security operatives” who invaded the community.

The incident according to a source, it happened around 6am on Friday. 

“The burning of the church was carried out by those masked security agents and the church that was burnt was the Holy Trinity Sabbath Mission in Orlu local government area.“ 

"About five buildings were burnt and only one person was killed and the person was killed at the market square. I want to tell you that the incident happened on Friday early morning. ”The IPOB Media and Publicity Secretary told our Correspondent that the soldiers are killing civilians. “The soldiers are killing civilians since this week in the Urlu area. ”“How did we attack them first, did we go to their base and attack them first or they came to attack us in bush where we normally stay and work. We are not on the streets or roads we pusue terrorists in the bush and forest,” he stated.

Speaking the Garrison Commander, 34 Artillery Brigand, Obinze, Brig Gem. Yusuf Tukura alleged that the people first killed security personnel. 

His correspondent on phone : ”Why do you want to confirm from me. Did you confirm from them why they killed a policeman. ”However, the state police spokesperson, Orlando Ikeokwu said that he was not aware of any causalities but “what I know is that there is military operation going on in the area. "



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