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Tension in Imo as Gunmen Invade Community, Destroy Properties

Izombe community in the Oguta Local Government Area of Imo State, came under attack Saturday as gunmen invaded the community, shooting and destroying properties, The Sun reports.

Residents fled into the bushes from their homes for safety following the incident.

Witnesses said some persons had accused members of the Ebubeagu security outfit of being responsible for the shootings. However, the allegation is yet to be verified as at the time of filing this report.

This development came barely ten hours after some gunmen invaded a neighbouring community, Agwa, and killed four police officers and an Okada rider.

A natives at Izombe told told journalists that he was writing from his hide out and that some soldiers had arrived the community to remedy the situation.

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