According to correspondence from Ikwerre Local Government unknown gunmen have attacked a Military Checkpoint at Omagwa and reportedly beheaded two security agents.
Details of the attack are still sketchy but a security source informed that the incident happened earlier today.
The gunmen proceeded to burn huts and also attacked another Checkpoint manned by Customs personnel at Isiokpo Umuanwa, Byepass.
Security Vans were reportedly burnt during the attack.
Unconfirmed reports allege the gunmen made a futile attempt to gain entrance into the Ikwerre LGA Council Headquarter.