BREAKING!!! We Killed Three Unknown Gunmen – Army

On Saturday, the Nigerian Army announced the deaths of three unidentified gunmen.

The troops of Sector 5 of Exercise GOLDEN DAWN deployed in Anambra neutralized three unknown gunmen who attacked a Nigerian Police checkpoint along the Okija-Onitsha expressway on October 7, 2021, according to a statement signed by Onyema Nwachukwu, Brig Gen Director Army Public Relations.

The statement reads, “the gallant troops engaged and overwhelmed the gunmen with superior firepower, forcing them to flee the scene. Troops however gave them a hot pursuit, and engaged the gunmen in a gun duel.”

“The 3 gunmen, who drove in 2 Vehicles ( a Hilux and Hummer bus), eventually succumbed to troops’ effective firepower, while others fled with gunshot wounds.”

“Troops also recovered one vehicle and 2 motorcycles, while conducting further exploitation of the general area for the fleeing terrorists.”

“Unfortunately, a policeman paid the supreme price, in the line of duty, for his country.”

“The Chief of Army Staff commends the troops for the feat and urges them to sustain the momentum against all criminal elements operating in the region. The COAS also sympathises with the family of the fallen hero and prays for the repose of his soul.”

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