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Residents Flee In Droves As Gunmen Kill Soldier, Cart Away Rifle In Bayelsa Community

Residents Flee In Droves As Gunmen Kill Soldier, Cart Away Rifle In Bayelsa Community

COMMUNITY REPORT, NEWS
Hundreds of residents are currently fleeing Apoi and Azuzuama communities, Southern Ijaw Local Government Area, Bayelsa state, over possible military retaliation after a soldier was reportedly killed in the area. BIGPENNGR.COM reports that the killing which has caused panic and tension in the area, has prompted residents fleeing in droves. Sources said that the indigenes and residents of the community are scampering to neighbouring communities and some to the state capital, Yenagoa. One resident said that those who have no relatives are scampering into the forest to escape any outcome of an imminent invasion. Recalls that some yet-to-be identified gunmen had on Monday afternoon reportedly killed a soldier who was on official duty to Apoi Community for a pipeline surveillance j...