Army, Gunmen Clash In Ogoni Community


Unknown gunmen were attacked the Borobara community in Tai local government area of Rivers State over the weekend.

According to an Army statement, the incident occurred over the weekend and 2 people were reportedly killed.

The statement signed by the Assistant Director, Army Public Relations, 2 Brigade, Port Harcourt, Captain Eli Lazarus, said the gunmen stormed the community at about 9am on Saturday, blocked a section of the East-West Road and shot sporadically leading to the death of 2 persons.

Lazarus stated that troops from the 2 Brigade, Nigerian Army succeeded in reopening the East-West Road for traffic after the soldiers engaged the gunmen in a gun battle.

Most of the gunmen were said to have escaped with gunshot wounds.

According to Lazarus, an AK 47 rifle, an FN rifle, a G3 rifle and 3 Dane guns, 2 AK 47 magazines, an FN magazine, a G3 magazine, a saw and 180 rounds of assorted ammunition were recovered from the gunmen.



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