One person was killed on Tuesday when security operatives and gunmen Tuesday, engaged in a shootout in Anambra State.

Others were wounded in the incident, which  took place along Ogidi -Oraukwu road in Idemili North local government area.

It was learnt the gunmen stormed the area in an unregistered white hilux vehicle with the plan to kidnap people.

But on sighting police vehicles on patrol, they reportedly opened fire with the security operatives responding immediately.

Seeing the superior shooting power of the security operatives, they fled in the vehicle with wounds, leaving the corpse of their member.

Anambra Police spokesmanIkenga Tochukwu confirmed the incident.


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