Breaking: Police take over community in Rivers state after IPOB members allegedly attack

Breaking: Police take over community in Rivers state after IPOB members allegedly attack

- Security operatives have taken over a community in Rivers state

- This is after IPOB members reportedly attacked an Hausa community in the state

- The security agents embarked on stop-and-search in the community

Following a clash between soldiers and some members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Tuesday, September 12, security operatives have taken over some parts of Oyigbo local government area, especially around Timber junction.

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According to The Punch, security operatives, who were mainly policemen, embarked on stop-and-search in order to forestall a repeat of the crisis.

However peace has returned to the area after the clash that lasted for about an hour.

NAIJ.com had reported that Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu who is the governor of Abia state declared a three-day curfew in Aba, a commercial city in the state over altercation between the army and the citizens.

It was reported that the Operation Python Dance II launched by the army in the state has raised tension with some Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) youths reportedly against the operation.

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Watch a NAIJ.com TV video below of Kanu's lawyer talking about the military invasion of his house:

Source: Naij.com

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