Unknown Gunmen have reportedly killed two personnels of the Nigerian Army in Enugu Community, Oceanicnews reports.
The incident took place on Tuesday, as masked men attacked Army location at Adani, Uzo-Uwani Local Government area of the state.
Confirming the development, the Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu said the troops succeeding in repelling the attackers.
Brigadier Nwachukwu said the attack happened on Tuesday, 13th July, 2021 at Iggah/Asaba checkpoint.
“Nigerian Army troops deployed to checkmate the activities of gunmen at Adani community of Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu State, yesterday 13 July 2021, repelled Eastern Security Network (ESN) gun attack on troops’ location at Iggah/Asaba checkpoint. Sadly, during the fire fight that ensued, two soldiers paid the supreme price. Troops are currently on the trail of the criminals,” part of the statement reads.