The Nigerian Army has reported an Artillery attack on and killing of five security operatives who were on motorised Patrol along Mbaise – Obowo road in Imo State.
In a statement today, September 19, M. S Lamuwa confirmed that the attack took place today at about 10.30 am.
“The combined team of FOB on motorised Patrol along Mbaise – Obowo road in Imo State came under Artillery attack by the outlawed ESN/IPOB. “In the process, Five Security personnel sadly paid the supreme sacrifice. One Airforce, One Civil Defense, One Policeman and Two NDLEA personnel – Isaac Yakubu SN and Sampson Edeh NA While Ibrahim Mohammed NA escaped with bullet wounds.”
The statement said that as at the time of the report, sporadic shooting was ongoing in the area while reinforcements and rescue efforts are ongoing.