Two Killed, Vehicles Burnt As IPOB’s Sit-at-home Order Turns Tragic In Anambra

Two persons were killed on Monday in Nnewi, Anambra State as the sit-at-home order by the Indigenous People of Biafra(IPOB) turned tragic.

This directive also affected social, economic as well as commercial activities in the state with major roads and schools under lockdown.

Most Citizens already saw this coming so they stocked-in goods and food for survival as long as the directive continues.

According to SaharaReporters : ” IPOB had on July 30 ordered a sit-at-home in the South-East every Monday, until Nnamdi Kanu, its leader, is released from the custody of the Department of State Services (DSS).”

On the incident, residents revealed that they heard gunshots at Izuchukwu Junction in Nnewi around 6:00 am, which led to the discovery of dead bodies of two young men.

An Eye witness reveals that this tragedy started when unidentified Soldiers started asking questions on why the road was blocked, this led to an argument between the Soldiers and the road blockers alongside motorcyclists.

Hence, the soldiers decided to open fire on them, SaharaReporters reports. As at the point of this reports the Police or Army command are yet to release an official statement concerning the killings.

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Emediong Ekpe

Emediong Ekpe is a graduate of English. A professional Sports journalist/analyst, and a spoken word artist. He is passionate about decimating information and putting smiles on people's faces via news writing.

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