Militants in trouble as army plans serious attack

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– Nigeria army troops are searching for the militants that killed three soldiers in Nembe area of Bayelsa state on Monday, August 8

– Deputy governor, John Jonah has commiserated with the military and assured residents of their safety from military attack

– Residents have refused to return because they are afraid the military would attack them too

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Soldiers have taken over the town of Nembe in the creeks of Bayelsa state, where three soldiers were shot and killed by militants on Monday, August 8.

Troops, who were geared up for war, moved into the Nembe checkpoint post where the soldiers were killed by militants in search of the criminals, who disguised as priests and carted away military ammunition after the attack.

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Deputy governor, John Jonah led a delegation of the state government and the Commander of ODS, Rear Admiral Joseph Okojie to the area to assure the residents of safety and commiserate with the military over the brutal killing of the soldiers.

But The Nation quotes an unnamed source as saying that residents, who fled the area on Tuesday, are yet to return even though the state government had assured them of safety.

“The town is deserted. People who ran away are yet to return. Stores and shops are closed. We can’t even find anything to buy. Some ran into the mangroves, others into smaller communities and Yenagoa.

“Some of us are only able to stay because the Deputy Governor, John Jonah, and the JTF commander held a town hall meeting with us and assured us of our safety. But people who ran away have not come back,” he said. recalls that residents of Nembe fled the area on Monday, August 8 for fear of reprisal attack from the Nigeria army after militants killed three soldiers guarding a checkpoint in the region.

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