12th November, 2022
Troops of the Nigerian Army on Saturday morning killed four yet to be identified gunmen dead during a fierce gun battle at Afor-Uzo Junction, Isuofia community of Anambra State. this morning.
The gunmen who were in a a Toyota Avenza car had launched an attack at the troops manning a checkpoint in the area.
But the troops who were on alert returned fire, killing four of the hoodlums in the fierce exchange of gunshots, Paul Nwosu, Anambra Commissioner for Commissioner for Information said in a short statement.
The troops succeeded in killing four of the gumen while they also abandoned the Toyota Avenza car which they used to launch the deadly operation
Read the full statement by Anambra Commissioner of Information Below
OUR GALANT SECURITY AGENTS NEUTRALIZE GUNMEN
A gang of gunmen struck the Nigerian Army checkpoint at Afor-Uzo Junction, Isuofia this morning. But unfortunately for the hoodlums they met their Waterloo in a fierce exchange
Our galant and alert security agents who gave them a hot chase immediately returned fire and neutralised 4 of the gang members a fierce exchange of shootings. Their Toyota Avenza with which they launched the deadly operation was recovered.
The government of Anambra State wishes to reassure the people of their safety, especially during this yuletide season.