Panic grips Balyesa residents as soldier lay siege on community

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Residents of Ndoro community in Ekeremor Local Government Area of Bayelsa have deserted their homes due to the fear that greeted them in the hand of the alleged killing of a security operative.

Reports had it that the yet to be identified security personnel was beheaded by some suspected militants some days ago within community

According to the report received, the incident occurred on Wednesday afternoon thereby generating unrest within the community with many people deserting their homes.

Information gathered showed that some miscreant bombarded the community and killed innocent souls and cut off their heads.

Sources said that armed soldiers backed by gunboats have been deployed in the community.

Contacted on the development, spokesman of the Joint Task Force in the Niger Delta codenamed Operation “Delta Safe”, Major Ibrahim Abdullahi declined to comment but promised to make inquiry and get back but never did.

A security source who spoke on condition of anonymity confirmed the gruesome killing but was silent on the identity of the victim.

Meantime, the state government while reacting to the heightened tension in the coastal enclave said there was no cause for alarm and called on members of Ndoro community who fled their homes to return as “everything is now under control.”

 

 

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