Heavy gunfire was heard in Orlu, Imo State has soldiers clashed with unknown gunmen as many has been feared dead.
Heavy Shootout between the security operatives and some unknown gunmen who invaded Orlu city in about 4 convoy, police station and some market have been set ablaze.
EYE WITNESS REPORT
There is confusion every where in Orlu LGA of Imo State, all markets deserted, I have been to International market, old market, Afo Ogidi, and Ogboshishi markets to see things for myself. The Nigerian army lost two of their officers to the ESN and have block the new Orlu Owerri road after harvesters hotel. Nobody know what will happen in the next minute. Stray bullet from the ESN made security personnel of Mawatec LTD desert their office. A vandalized Hilux van belonging to the police is seen by the road side in Ogboshishi market. As I write, there are gun shots been heard. Nigeria in gradually sliding into a state of war. God have mercy.
Orlu is no longer safe😭😭 pic.twitter.com/vxelZ0GBtJ
— iNonso♂️ (@Nonsoeldrix) January 25, 2021