- Some soldiers have been brutally murdered by some unknown gunmen in Enugu state according to the military
- The gunmen were reported to have killed the military men at Iggah/Asaba checkpoint on Tuesday, July 13
- Also, the Army has accused members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Eastern Security Network of being behind the attack
Another sad incident has befallen the Nigerian Army. This time, two of its personnel lost their lives after they were attacked by some gunmen.
Specifically, they were attacked and killed at the military checkpoint along Nsukka-Adani-Anambra Federal Highway, Sun News reports.
The attack has been confirmed by the Nigerian Army. The Army consequently blamed members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Eastern Security Network for being behind the attack.
The Army's position was revealed by director, Army public relations, Brigadier General, Onyema Nwachukwu.
Gunmen kill SEDI DG in Enugu
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that Prof. Samuel Ndubisi the director-general of Science and Equipment Development Institute (SEDI) was shot dead by unknown gunmen in Enugu state.
The deceased was killed on the Port- Harcourt Express Road Enugu around 4 pm along with his police orderly while reportedly on his way home.
Ndubisi's death was confirmed by Daniel Ndukwe, the Enugu police command spokesman. He noted that the information surrounding the incident was still sketchy.
In another report, the driver of the official vehicle sustained gunshot injuries and has been taken to a hospital for treatment.
It was gathered that the Enugu state governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi visited the scene. According to the report, the car riddled with several bullets holes was seen driven into the gutter.
Unknown gunmen shoot Fulani leader dead
The deceased popularly known as Alhaji Malam lost his life after gunmen numbering about 30 stormed the town on Wednesday, June 2, around 12 midnight, shooting in the air.
A resident said Buruku was shot on the spot. The death of the Fulani leader was confirmed by one of his sisters, Aina’u Hardo Buruku.