THREE PERSONS KILLED AS UNKNOWN GUNMEN ON RAMPAGE SHOOT RESIDENTS IN ORJI AREA OF IMO STATE (VIDEO)
Gunmen on Thursday June 3 killed three unarmed civilians in the Orji area of Imo State, Eons Intelligence has gathered.
Sources say the assailants, dressed in back with a touch of red, rode in 2 vehicles; a blue Toyota Hilux and a white bus, shot sporadically at residents along the popular Spibath Road/Roundabout in Owerri, the Imo State capital.
One of the victims, a Dangote Truck Driver, was shot dead because he allegedly refused to surrender his movable Truck to the Gunmen to use as a barricade for their operation.
Eons Intelligence gathered that a policewoman was killed in the attack and another lady who attempted capturing the incident with her phone.
It was learnt that security operatives were immediately deployed to the scene to disrupt the attack.
Eons Intelligence gathered that the police engaged the gunmen in a gun duel, which lasted for about 40 minutes. During the encounter, four of the assailants sustained severe injuries while others escaped with gunshot wounds.
There have been unprecedented attacks on Government facilities in the Eastern region, with Imo State being the epicentre of these attacks in recent days.
Security formations, INEC offices, Correctional centres, amongst others have all been attacked in the region, while several residents have been killed and others injured.