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General News of Tuesday, 23 November 2021


Tension as bandits kill soldier in Imo

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The military attacked the Awo Mmamma community in Oru East Local Government Area of Imo State after one of their colleagues, a soldier was killed yesterday by bandits.

According to an eyewitness, the military men invaded the town and allegedly burnt vehicles and buildings in the area.

“Some hoodlums attacked some soldiers at Ishieke junction in Awo Mmamma and killed one of them. They zoomed off towards Ihiala in Anambra State. Later, soldiers invaded the area and caused havoc in the area by setting a hotel, cars, houses and stalls on fire.

“As we speak, people are taking refuge in bushes. Military men are ravaging our community. It is on fire. There is serious arson here,” the eyewitness said.

The spokesperson of the Imo state police, Michael Abattam, could not confirm the incident at the time this report was filed.

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