Three suspected cultists lost their lives in a gun battle with soldiers at Obuburu community in Rivers state on Tuesday.
Some residents at Obuburu community, River state said that the soldiers had once had a gun battle with cultists in the community but didn’t succeed in sending away from the area
According to them,“About a month ago, the soldiers engaged the cultists in the community but couldn’t overshadows the boys because of the charms posses as it was impossible for bullets to penetrate their bodies. recently the soldiers came back with greater force, killing three of them in the battle,”
Report says that the Joint Force in the Niger Delta code named Operation Pulo Shield recently shot dead one of the suspected militants who killed two Soldiers in Bayelsa
It was also gathered that the soldiers deployed Armoured Personnel Carrier, (APC) and other superior fire power to the area on Tuesday in preparation for the battle.
However, The Spokesman of the 2 Amphibious Brigade, Port Harcourt, Captain Lazarus Eli stayed mute about this incident.
In recent development, the Joint Force in the Niger Delta code named Operation Pulo Shield, yesterday, said its operatives killed one of the suspected militants that killed two soldiers on the Ogbia-Nembe Road in the Bayelsa East senatorial district.