The Army of the federal republic Of Nigeria engaged in battle with men of the Eastern Security Network (ESN) in Ohafia Local Government Area of Abia state.
The whole issue started when the gun men arrived popular Ebem motor park in the Ohafia Local Government Area of the state and stayed firing gunshots sporadically
it was based on this shooting that the military men intervened and had a combat with the gunmen suspected to be men of the Eastern Security Network
According to sources one of the military men 14 Brigade of the Nigerian Army in Ohafia was allegedly shot and was quickly rushed to Federal Medical Center, Umuahia, for treatment
The issue saw many citizens and residents of Elu, Amangwu, Ebem and Amaekpu to scamper for safety and found solace in neighboring communities
Someone who refused to disclose his identity said “We learnt that some boys believed to be members of the Eastern Security Network came to the popular Ebem motor park and started shooting and later left. Soldiers from 14 Brigade, Ohafia, whose command headquarters is located in the area, later came and went after them.
“We learnt that the unknown gunmen shot a soldier with a double-barrel gun but (he’s) not dead. He’s currently at Federal Medical Center Umuahia, currently receiving medical attention and since that time, there have been sporadic gunshots from all corners.”