Breaking: Soldiers allegedly shoot 3 dead, police commissioner's house attacked by IPOB in Abia

Breaking: Soldiers allegedly shoot 3 dead, police commissioner's house attacked by IPOB in Abia

- Three members of Indigenous People of Biafra have allegedly lost their lives in Umuahia, Abia state during a confrontation with security operatives

- The IPOB members were accused of attacking the residence of police commissioner in Umuahia

- They were also alleged to have set vehicles inside the compound of the commissioner's house on fire

- Meanwhile, reports reaching NAIJ.com confirmed that uneasy calm has reportedly been restored to Umuahia

Members of the Indigenous People of Biafra have reportedly attacked the residence of police commissioner in Umuahia, the state capital of Abia state.

Also, three members of the IPOB were allegedly shot dead by security officers in the state capital.

The IPOB members were also accused of setting fire on the vehicles in the compound of the police commissioner.

Soldiers allegedly shoot 3 dead, police commissioners' house attacked by IPOB in Abia

A gas canister allegedly used to attack IPOB members in Umuahia, Abia state. Photo credit: Facebook, Somto Okonkwo

Somto Okonkwo who posted the incident on Facebook alleged that Biafrans were attacked by the policemen who were stationed at the government house.

Soldiers allegedly shoot 3 dead, police commissioners' house attacked by IPOB in Abia

Three IPOB members have allegedly lost their lives in Umuahia, Abia state. Photo credit: Facebook, Somto Okonkwo

He said the police had the help of the army in attacking IPOB members.

Soldiers allegedly shoot 3 dead, police commissioners' house attacked by IPOB in Abia

The IPOB members were accused of attacking the residence of police commissioner in Umuahia. Photo credit: Facebook, Somto Okonkwo

Going further, he alleged that the bodies of those shot dead could not be found, claiming another was injured by a gas canister.

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The incident was said to have occurred on Akanu Ibiam road. The road is also known as Bank road.

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Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had reported that a video surfaced online of some armed southeast youths carrying out a stop and search operation in the southeast looking for Hausas in vehicles.

In the video, the youths who carried knives, daggers and bottles could be seen stopping inter-state vehicles and speaking in Igbo.

You can watch this NAIJ.com TV video below of Kanu's lawyer talking about the military invasion of his client's house:

Source: Naij.com

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