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Many Injured As Gunmen Kill Two Ebubeagu Security Operatives In Ebonyi

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Gunmen have killed two members of Ebubeagu security operatives at the popular Ebebe junction, along Ogbaga road in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State.

Many Injured As Gunmen Kill Two Ebubeagu Security Operatives In Ebonyi

Ebubeagu Operatives Killed

It was gathered that many people sustained bullet injuries during the attack which happened on Friday night, causing palpable fears among indigenes as many scampered for safety.

The Nation quoted a source in the area saying that the gunmen stormed the area around 7:00 pm with two motorcycles wearing face masks and opened fire on the Ebubeagu operatives.

The source said: “We heard repeated gunshots at Ebebe junction. We do hear gunshots at Ebebe junction, but last night’s own was different.

“Unknown gunmen had a clash with Ebubeagu security operatives last night. We heard that three persons were shot by the unknown gunmen, but we are sure that one person was confirmed dead on the spot.”

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Another eyewitness that lives close to Ebebe junction, said: “the unknown gunmen killed two Ebubeagu operatives. The unknown gunmen came with two motorcycles and they covered their faces.

“The unknown gunmen were shooting sporadically and they injured many people, but two persons died on the spot.”

The Security consultant to the Ebonyi State government, Stanley Okoro Emegha, confirmed the incident. He said: “What do you want me to do now. Can’t you please leave me alone. Leave me alone please. They killed two of my personnel last night and you are calling to ask me what?”

Police spokesperson, Chris Anyanwu also confirmed the incident. He identified the victims as Igwe Emmanuel, 30 years and Udu Samuel Elekwe, 40 years.

KanyiDaily had also reported how a PDP chieftain, Abia Onyike was abducted and beaten up mercilessly by Ebubeagu operatives in Ebonyi state.

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