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Panic in Imo state as army kill 5 militants after a fierce gun battle by jchima14(: 12:12 pm On Sep 06, 2016
The Joint Military Task Force (JMTF) has reportedly killed 5 members of the militant Red Scorpion operating in the oil bearing communities of the Awarra/Assa in Ohaji/ Egbema council area of Imo state. The militants were shot dead yesterday, September 5 by the JMTF which stormed the affected areas at the weekend.
The task force sneaked into the restive communities in a tipper, took the militants by surprise, killed five militants on the spot while others reportedly escaped with bullet injuries. One of the leaders of the militant group identified as Banga who escaped, had his house razed allegedly by the security operatives.The state police command public relations officer, DSP Andrew Enwerem confirmed the incident.
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