The Nigerian army, while conducting Exercise Golden Dawn in the South East have killed one of the Biafran National Guard gunmen who opened fire on troops’ location at Amaekpu, Ohafia Local Government Area of Abia State.
The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, made this known in a statement issued on Friday, in Abuja.
He added that gunmen who were conveyed in several vehicles launched attack on the troops’ location, but were met with stiff resistance by the troops.
He noted that the troops killed one gunman, while others abandoned their vehicles and fled away with gunshot wounds.
According to him, the troops also recovered a pump action gun, among others.
“While the criminals withdrew, having been overwhelmed, they were promptly intercepted at Eda by troops of Forward Operating Base Ohaozara in Ebonyi State.
“The troops recovered additional three vehicles and apprehended one of the gunmen,” he stated.