3 NSCDC Personnel Killed By Gunmen In Imo State

Some unknown gunmen have reportedly killed some personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Imo State, Nigeria.

According to reports, this ugly incident happened at EkeIsu market in Obiangwu Community in the Ngor Okpala Local Government Area of the State at the early hour on Monday.

The source narrated that the NSCDC personnel were on a patrol before they were ambushed by the gunmen.

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The source also said that security operatives have arrived at the scene of this incident to start up with their investigation, but the lifeless bodies of the deceased are still at the scene as at the time of filing this report.

The source said, “Three operatives of the NSCDC were killed last night at EkeIsu market in Obiangwu Community in the Ngor Okpala LGA of Imo State. They were ambushed while in their vehicle. Their bodies have not been evacuated as we speak. Soldiers have taken over the community.”

The spokesperson for the police in the state, Henry Okoye, who confirmed the killing of the three NSCDC personnel to newsmen, said that security operatives had moved into the community and restored normalcy in the area.

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