Gunmen Ambush and Kill Eight Soldiers in Imo (Video)


Gunmen kill eight soldiers, policemen in Imo State.

In a tragic and shocking incident, no fewer than eight security agents, including soldiers, policemen, and members of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, were brutally killed by gunmen in Imo State. The incident unfolded on Tuesday morning in the peaceful community of Umualumaku, located in the Ehime Mbano Local Government Area of the state, leaving the region in a state of panic.

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The security agents were part of a joint security taskforce team on a routine operation. They were traveling in two security trucks when they fell victim to a well-coordinated ambush by their attackers. Tragically, none of them survived, as they were trapped inside their operational vehicles, which were subsequently set ablaze by the assailants.

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A security operative with knowledge of the situation, who wished to remain anonymous, confirmed that reinforcement teams have been dispatched to the crime scene with the primary objective of apprehending the suspects and recovering the bodies of the slain security agents.

A resident in the Umualumaku community, who requested anonymity due to security concerns, disclosed that he had seen the security agents just moments before the horrifying attack took place. He described how the incident has thrown the entire community into confusion and distress.


A video clip of the attack, depicting the security agents and their vehicles engulfed in flames, has circulated widely, adding to the shock and dismay of the residents.


When approached for comment, Henry Okoye, the spokesperson for the state police, confirmed the incident but requested additional time to gather comprehensive details regarding the tragic event. The situation remains under investigation as authorities work to uncover the motives behind this heinous act and bring the perpetrators to justice.




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