IPOB has killed DSS operatives in an unprovoked violent attack, DSS says in statement

IPOB has killed DSS operatives in an unprovoked violent attack, DSS said in a statement on Sunday.

“The DSS wishes to inform the public that its patrol team was, today, 23rd August, 2020, attacked in Emene, Enugu State by members of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

“The Service lost two personnel in what was clearly an unprovoked violent attack launched by IPOB on the team,” Peter Afunanya,
Public Relations Officer at the Department of State Services said in a statement.

“The Service hereby condoles with families of the departed officers and also prays for  the repose of their souls.

“However, 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.

“Once again, the Service reaffirms its commitment to assiduously work with  other security agencies to maintain public safety and order. It, therefore  urges law abiding citizens and residents to go about their normal businesses without fear,” he added.

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