Fear Grip Rivers Community Over Alleged Killing of Two Soldiers

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Palpable fear has enveloped some communities in Odual, Abua/Odual Local Government Area(LGA) of Rivers State following the alleged killing of two soldiers by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers last Tuesday.

The Incident occurred at Ekaago-Ogboloma-Adada road project site being executed by the State Government.

The project was awarded and begun by the immediate past Governor Nyesom Wike.

Sources close to the communities, who broke the news to newsmen in Port Harcourt, the state capital, said although the hoodlums did not succeed in abducting their targeted expatriate on the site, they however made away with three workers on the project site and a man returning from his farm at the time of the operation.

A source said: “Some hoodlums came to the Ogboloma road construction site on Tuesday with the intention of kidnapping the white man handling the road.

“They laid ambush and waited for them to resume duty. So on sighting the army they short the two army personnel and killed them.

“They also kidnapped the foreman, other four workers and one farmer from Ogboloma community, who was returning from farm.

“The hoodlums also took away rifles of the killed soldiers and escaped through Esala river after serious shooting.”

He noted some arrests have been made by the Army in respect of the attack but expressed fears on the fate of residents in the communities.

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