Unknown gunmen, at Ishieke junction, in Awo Mmamma community, in Oru East Local Government Area of Imo state, have on Monday afternoon, attacked some military officers, killing one.
In a reprisal attack, the military in the area, invaded the community, and allegedly burnt down an unnamed hotel, including cars, shops, and few houses.
Reports also have it that, the incident caused panic in the area, making indigenes, and other residents of the community, flee the area.
Neither the military, nor the state’s police command, has issued any statement concerning the sad event, as at the time of this report.
The yet to be identified assailants, after the attack, have reportedly escaped to a neighbouring Ihiala community, in Anambra state.