Home Unknown Gunman One killed, soldier injured as gunmen attack military checkpoint in Bayelsa

One killed, soldier injured as gunmen attack military checkpoint in Bayelsa

One person has been reportedly shot dead and a military personnel injured following an early morning attack on a Military checkpoint in Ogboinbiri community at a wellhead owned by the Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) at Seibou oil field in Southern Ijaw Local Government area of Bayelsa State.

CDAnews gathered that the shootout, which lasted three hours on Sunday, led to the killing of one of the suspected militants.

Sources within the community told CDAnews that the gunmen stormed the military checkpoint in three boats and shot at the soldiers at about 6am on Sunday.

The soldiers, who were on duty and providing security at SPDC, engaged the armed men in a gun battle.

According to the source, The soldiers shot dead one of the boys but one of the soldiers was wounded. The soldier was identified as Job and attached to the 13NA and his rifle was taken away.”

Attempts to get a reaction from the spokesman of the JTF code named Operation Delta Safe, Captain Victor Odukoya, failed as he didn’t pick his calls or respond to text messages sent to him.

Military sources, however, confirmed the development, insisting that efforts were ongoing to recover the stolen military rifle and arrest the culprits.

CDA Newshttps://cdanewsonline.com
BEST SELLING BLOG THEME OF ALL TIMES. Follow us for more breaking news . Share,, like and Comment on our contents


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Most Popular

Abba Yusuf orders arrest of deposed Kano Emir, Bayero

Barely hours after reinstating HRH Muhammadu Sanusi II as Emir of Kano, the Governor of Kano State, Alhaji Abba Kabir Yusuf, has ordered the...

We Have Learnt Our Lessons” – PDP Tenders Apology To Abians

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Abia State chapter has tendered an open apology to Abians for not meeting up with their expectations over the...

Dethroned Emir Bayero returns to Kano

Bayero was dethroned as Emir on Thursday after the state house repealed a 2019 emirate law that was used to oust Sanusi Lamido Sanusi...

ASUU decries FG’s alleged ‘silent treatment

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has decried the silent treatment of the Federal Government (FG) and called for the implementation of the...

Recent Comments