Sit-At-Home: Gunmen Attack Army Outpost, Kill Two Soldiers

By Anne Osemekeh, Abuja

At least two soldiers have been feared killed following an attack by masked gunmen at an army outpost located on the popular Obikabia junction off Umuola in Aba North local government area of Abia State.

The gunmen, numbering 15, are said to have taken the soldiers unawares. They came in an SUV and Sienna, shot sporadically, and burnt the army patrol van and outpost.

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Reports say that a video emerged, indicating that one of the soldiers that came under attack survived the onslaught of the hoodlums. A voice in the in the video laments, saying, “it’s like he is the only one that survived; others have been killed.”

As of the time of filing this report, the Abia State Police Command and the Military have not spoken on the reported incident.

It would be recalled that the secessionist sect, the Indigenous People of Biafra had declared May 30, 2024, a sit-at-home in memory of the Biafra.

According to, on “May 30, 1967, Ojukwu declared the secession of the three states of the Eastern region under the name of the Republic of Biafra, which Nigeria’s federal government interpreted as an act of rebellion.”

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