Troops Neutralise BNG Gunman…Recover Arm, Vehicles
Troops conducting Exercise Golden Dawn have neutralised one of the Biafran National Guard Gunmen who attacked troops located at Anaekpu, Ohafia, Local Government Area, LGA, of Abia State on Thursday 28th October 2021.
The assailants, who were heavily armed and conveyed in several vehicles opened fire on the troops location, but were met with stiff resistance by troops.
In the encounter, the troops neutralized one gunman, while others abandoned their vehicles and retreated in disarray with gunshot wounds. The troops also recovered a pump action gun, among others.
While the criminals withdrew, having been overwhelmed, they were promptly intercepted at Eda by troops of Forward Operating Base Ohaozara in Ebonyi State. The troops recovered additional three vehicles and apprehended one of the gunmen.
Director Army Public Relations
28 October 2021