Enugu Clash: DSS Accuses IPOB Of Killing Two Operatives

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The Department of State Services (DSS) on Monday said, members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) were responsible for the death of the two operatives who died in Enugu state.

Recall that the members of IPOB and security agents had clashed at Emene area of Enugu state on Sunday, a tragic clash left many injured and killed.

In a statement, Peter Afunanya, DSS spokesman, said two DSS operatives died in an “unprovoked attack” launched on the service patrol team by IPOB members.

“The Service lost two personnel in what was clearly an unprovoked violent attack launched by IPOB on the team. The Service hereby condoles with families of the departed officers and also prays for the repose of their souls,” the statement read.

He added that all measures have been put in place to ensure that “their killers and everyone involved in this dastardly act are promptly apprehended and brought to justice.”

“Consequently, a full-scale investigation will be carried out with regard to the incident,” he said.

“Once again, the Service reaffirms its commitment to assiduously work with other security agencies to maintain public safety and order.”

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