Unknown Gunmen have attacked Agulu community in Anaocha local government area, Anambra state.
The attack which took place on Saturday was said to have forced soldiers at a checkpoint to flee.
It’s common knowledge that Agulu is a country-home of the presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former governor of Anambra State, Mr Peter Obi.
Eyewitness reports reveal that the gunmen, conveyed in Hulux trucks and Toyota Jeeps, attacked a military check-point mounted along Agulu-Nanka road by Agulu town hall, and shot at the soldiers.
In a trending video of the incident now viral on Social Media, voices can be heard saying that some of the soldiers were killed at the spot, no casaulty was shown but gunshots were heard.
Spokesman for the State Police Command, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, did not respond to call to confirm the report as at press time. The attack in Agulu is coming barely 24 hours after hoodlums struck in Osumenyi, another community in Anambra state and killed five people in a drinking joint on Friday night
The article was originally published on Politics Nigeria.