Nigerian troops on cordon and search operations at the general area of Enike Mosque, Okene town, Kogi State were attacked by some suspected terrorists at about 5.30am Tuesday. The troops responded and 2 of the attackers were killed. In addition, a Rocket Propelled Grenade (RPG) bomb and empty cases of expended ammunition were recovered. Unfortunately, the troops lost a soldier, while another sustained gunshot
The military is engaging some suspected insurgents in a gun battle at Inike axis in Okene local government area of Kogi state.
It was learnt that trouble started at about 5 am when soldiers mobilized to the area to arrest some members of the group following intelligence reports.
The group, it was learnt opened fire upon sighting the soldiers injuring one of them (soldiers) while the soldiers in turn engaged them in gun duel and reportedly burnt down their mosque.
It is not […]