Residents Take to their Heels as Military Engage in Gun Battle With Militants in Lagos

by on July 26, 2016

Residents of Totowu, a riverine community in Ishuti area of Igando in Lagos have continued to flee the area following the invasion, abductions and reckless killings by suspected Niger Delta militants.

A fresh attack was said to have occurred in the area, yesterday, leading to a gun duel between suspected Niger Delta militants and the military team deployed to the area.

Two yet to be identified persons were abducted by militants.

A member of the military team who preferred anonymity for security reasons, confirmed the attack, saying the militants came through one of the river terminus at about 7 am. The gun battle was said to have lasted several hours.

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