Information reaching 247ureports.com from Umuahia, Abia State indicates that the tension in Umuahia has risen to near breaking limits. This is as the soldiers stationed in Umuahia shot and killed two youths dressed in black trousers and black shirt and a cap with IPOB written on it.
As a source from government house told our correspondent, three youths were strolling in front of the Abia State Government House near the Diamond Bank located across the street when a patrol team of soldiers drove by and stopped. The soldier asked the three youths to stop but they continued their stroll towards the nearby eatery. The Soldier immediately released shots and killed two of the youths instantly. The third youth was critical injured.
The soldier bundled the two corpse and tossed them into the vehicle and drove away with the corpse – leaving behind the critical injured youth lying on the floor.
Bystanders who witnessed the shooting rushed and took the critically injured youth to a nearby hospital.