Troops of the Nigerian Army have neutralised one of the Biafra National Guard (BNG) fighters who attacked soldiers in Abia State.

The agitators had stormed a post manned by troops at Amaekpu in Ohafia Local Government Area on Thursday.

Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu narrated the ambush in a statement.

He said the heavily armed assailants invaded the location in a number of vehicles and fired bullets.

Troops returned fire, killed one, while others fled, leaving their vehicles. One pump action gun, among others were recovered at the scene.

Those who escaped were later intercepted at Eda by soldiers of Forward Operating Base (FOB) Ohaozara in Ebonyi State.

“The troops recovered additional three vehicles and apprehended one of the gunmen”, Nwachukwu added.

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