JUST IN: Five feared killed, many injured as security forces battle gunmen in Anambra

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The Nation Newspaper JUST IN: Five feared killed, many injured as security forces battle gunmen in Anambra

No fewer than five persons were feared killed and others injured during a gun duel between security operatives and gunmen on Tuesday in

During the raid by the security operatives, some items like locally fabricated rocket launcher, charms,police uniforms among others were recovered.Though Anambra police spokesman Ikenga Tochukwu did not disclose the casualty figures, The Nation gathered that four gunmen and a police operative died during the shootout.

A statement by the Police Command in Awka on Wednesday explained the hunt for the gunmen had been extended to Obofia Forest, Aguluezechukwu and Ogboji areas.

 

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