No fewer than three persons have been killed while others were injured when security operatives and gunmen engaged in a shootout in Anambra state.
The incident took place at the military post in Agulu, Anaocha local government area close to the residence of former Minister of Information, late Prof Dora Akunyili.
According to the Nation, the incident occurred around 3.30pm on Saturday, April 30.
Though details are still sketchy, it was gathered that the gunmen stormed the place in three different vehicles and opened fire on the security operatives, who quickly returned fire.
The report had it that in the process, three of the hoodlums were killed and others sustained bullet wounds.