Heavy Tension In Ihiala As Gunmen And Security Operatives Clash.
There was pressure in Ihiala Local Government Area, Anambra State, on Tuesday as associated agents with the Eastern Security Network (ESN), the aggressor wing of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), battled the police for more than three hours at Osumoghu intersection.
The assault came during the strengthening governorship political race hanging on November 9 in Ihiala.
It was accumulated that the shooters were looking to enter Ihiala through Imo State.
Mbosi and Osumoghu, the Ihiala towns where the assault occurred, are bordertowns, with networks in Imo State.
The advancement constrained joint security agents to hinder the Mbosi/Osumoghu intersection lining Imo State.
The joint security agents involving portable policemen, Army, Navy and other security organizations forestalled writers attempting to pass Osumoghu intersection.
The columnists were advised by the police to return as there was a firearm fight occurring ahead.
“You need to return to your benefit. For three hours at this point, we have been trading fire with your IPOB siblings,” a police official told the columnists, as indicated by Daiilypost.
“Our men are in the hedge now, and it will be hazardous for you to take this course,” the security agents prompted columnists.