Few days ago, not less than seven operatives of Nigerian Army have been reportedly killed during a clash between them and the Eastern Security Network in ohafia in Ohafia Local Governmnet of Abia state.
Infoxclusive.com.ng, gathered that the attacks has led to anarchy in the neighboring villages.
According to newsmen soldiers of 14 Brigade, Army Headquarters, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Barracks, who invaded Ohafia in the Ohafia Local Government of Abia State in search of gunmen suspected to be members of the Eastern Security Network (ESN), have burnt down several houses in the area.
Eyewitness sources claimed several residents and indigenes of Elu, Ebem, Amangwu, and Ohafia fled their communities to neighbouring villages due to the constant military invasion.
Meanwhile, the Nigeria army has denied bombing any community in Abia state in the state in a recent attack against IPOB’s ESN as alleged by media.
According to a statement made by Mohammad Yerima, the Nigeria Army spokesman, he described the allegation as false, said it was aimed at tarnishing the image of the force.
The statement partly read, “The attention of the Nigerian Army has been drawn to a story making rounds in the social media that troops are on vengeance mission in some communities in Abia State following the death of six soldiers in a clash with ESN/IPOB terrorists. The story further alleged that as a result, residents of Elu, Amangwu and Amaekpu in Ohafia LGA have embarked on mass exodus out of fear.
The NA wishes to debunk the allegation as baseless fabrication aimed at not only tarnishing the good image of the NA but to create distrust between the public and security agents in the state.”
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