A file picture of troopers.
Two troopers had been killed throughout a firefight between troops of the Nigerian Military and Jap Safety Community (ESN) members at Adani neighborhood of Uzo-Uwani Native Authorities Space of Enugu State.
This was contained in an announcement signed on Wednesday by Director Military Public Relations, Brigadier Common Onyema Nwachukwu.
The incident occurred when the troops had been making an attempt to repel an assault by the ESN on troops’ location at Iggah/Asaba checkpoint.
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“Nigerian Military troops deployed to checkmate the actions of gunmen at Adani neighborhood of Uzo-Uwani Native Authorities Space of Enugu State, yesterday 13 July 2021, repelled Jap Safety Community (ESN) gun assault on troops’ location at Iggah/Asaba checkpoint.
“Sadly, throughout the firefight that ensued, two troopers paid the supreme worth. Troops are presently on the path of the criminals,” Nwachukwu mentioned within the assertion.
The Nigeria Military, due to this fact, assured most of the people of its dedication to supply satisfactory safety within the basic space in collaboration with different safety companies.
In addition they urge members of the general public to enhance the hassle of the safety companies by remaining law-abiding and supply helpful info on the fleeing gunmen.