BREAKING! Pandemonium: Militants, Security in Gun Duel in Imo & this Happened (2 Dead) PHOTOS
According to reports, the ex militants who were on their way to the state capital to surrender their arms in obedience to the state Government amnesty programs for militants in the state, clashed with the operatives of Imo security watch, an internal security outfit in the state.The militants and the security men reportedly engaged in a heated altercation which escalated, leading in a gun duel which claimed the life of one of the militants.
Unsatisfied with the damages they had already caused, the militants were said to had regrouped to the security operatives office located on Aba road in Owerri, where one of the security men was shot dead, another badly injured, four vehicles set on fire with another three vandalized in the process. The office which houses Imo Environmental Transformation Commission, ENTRACO, was equally attacked by the militants.