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Tension: Heavy Gunshots, Fear Grips Enugu Residents As Soldiers Take Over The Community

Tension: Heavy Gunshots, Fear Grips Enugu Residents As Soldiers Take Over The Community

Information reaching Naija News House says that Fear Grips Enugu Residents As Soldiers Take Over The Community

Soldier-like security officers raided the Akpawfu Community in Enugu State’s Nkanu East Local Government Area on Friday night.

According to our source, heavy shooting continued till this morning, with locals fleeing for safety.

The soldiers, who apparently came in the community about midnight, disturbed the Christmas Eve celebrations, instilling fear and apprehension in the population.

According to source military were still in the community at the time of this report on Christmas Day.

“This is happening in Agudene Akpawfu, my own community.” We have no idea what we have done to these individuals. We are not sure if one of the boys they went to his residence with was viciously beaten up.

“They are still here up to this morning. As I speak to you I am in hiding. People have ran away for fear,” a source told WeetalknaijaBlog on phone.

Confirming the attack, the traditional ruler of Akpawfu Community, His Royal Highness Igwe Christopher Nnamani, said he had reported to the Divisional Police Officer in the Area who promised to get back to him.

The traditional ruler said some villagers have already been reported missing.

“The situation is not very clear yet and my house is far from Agudene. I have sent my people there and will be in a better position to talk if you can call or come to my palace in the evening,” he said.

The raid on Akpawfu has been consistent in recent times causing fear among villagers most of whom are fleeing the community. When contacted the Spokesperson of 82 Army Division Enugu, Abubakar Abdullahi, said he didn’t have any information about the incident.

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