Enugu Clash- The Police Command in Enugu State says four persons were confirmed killed by security agencies during an attack on members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Sunday in Enugu.
Briefing newsmen on the incident on Sunday, the state’s Commissioner of Police, Mr. Ahmed Abdurrahman, said that police arrested five IPOB members involved in the clash, which started at the early hours of Sunday.
Abdurrahman said that the civil unrest caused by the mayhem disrupted human and vehicular activities for hours in the Enugu-Abakaliki Road precisely within the Emene community in the outskirt of Enugu State.
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He said that the Department of State Security (DSS) went on a covert operation in a particular location in Emene early Sunday morning, but they were overwhelmed and two of their officials abducted by the IPOB members.
According to him, the DSS has to call in the police for their rescue; and the police have to call in the Nigerian Army and Nigerian Air Force to quell the escalating mayhem quickly.
He maintained that many arrests were made in connection to the violence soon the culprits will be made to face the law.
Meanwhile, at least 21 IPOB were confirmed killed by security operatives after the unprovoked attack on members of the group in a gathering in Enugu State.