Fresh Attack in Ahoada Claims Five Lives
Reports indicate that at least five people have fallen victim to a recent attack by unknown gunmen in the Ahoada area of Rivers State.
The assailants attempted to ambush a police patrol van but were unsuccessful in their attack. Subsequently, they opened fire on the Odiemerenyi Community in the Ahoada East Local Government Area, resulting in the tragic loss of lives.
Ambushed Police Patrol Escapes Unscathed
The attackers initially targeted a police patrol van in their bid to create chaos. However, their attempt to ambush the patrol was thwarted, leading to the assailants redirecting their aggression towards the community. The incident adds to the escalating security concerns in the region.
Odiemerenyi Community Bears the Brunt
The victims of this latest attack were specifically targeted in the Odiemerenyi Community, intensifying the impact on the local residents.
The community, situated in the Ahoada East Local Government Area, now grapples with the aftermath of the violence unleashed by the unidentified gunmen.
Suspected Culprits Linked to Iceland Cult Group
According to sources, the perpetrators behind this heinous act are believed to be members of the Iceland cult group.
This group has recently gained notoriety for its involvement in criminal activities, including the killing of the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Ahoada Police Division, SP Bako Angbashim.
Ahoada Mourns Recent Losses
The incident comes as a grim reminder of the security challenges faced by the Ahoada community. The loss of lives in Odiemerenyi Community adds to the tension and grief experienced by the residents, who now demand swift and effective measures to address the escalating violence.