BREAKING: Gunmen Kill Three NSCDC Personnel in Imo

At least three personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps have been reportedly killed in Imo State. According to Punch, the incident which happened at Eke Isu market in Obiangwu community in the Ngor Okpala Local Government Area of the state has thrown the community into panic. A community source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, told our correspondent that the slain corps were attacked in the early hours of Monday. He said that the NSCDC personnel were riding in a vehicle when they were ambushed and killed by their attackers, while noting that security operatives had taken over the community. It was also gathered that the lifeless bodies of the victims were still at the scene as of the time of filing this report. The source said, “Three operatives of the NSCDC were killed last night at Eke Isu market in Obiangwu community in the Ngor Okpala LGA of Imo State.They were ambushed while in their vehicle. Their bodies have not been evacuated as we speak. Soldiers have taken over the community.” But when contacted, the spokesperson for the police in the state, Henry Okoye, who confirmed the murder of the three NSCDC personnel, said that security operatives had moved into the community and retuned normalcy. He promised to issue a statement on the incident later.