Suspected members of the Eastern Security Network, an arm of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra(IPOB) have reportedly attacked a military checkpoint at Nguzu junction in Abia State.
An eyewitness in the community who confirmed the attack to THE WHISTLER said the gunmen took the military men unawares.
â€œIt was early in the morning and the gunmen just suddenly appeared firing. The soldiers also returned fire but some of them were injured,â€ the source said.
The gunmen were said to have disappeared immediately after the gun duel.
Military authorities were yet to issue any statement on the attack.