Gunmen invade bank, hoist Biafra flags in Anambra


Gunmen bearing Biafra flags in their hands-on Friday stormed a bank in Anambra state, destroyed vehicles, and attacked people in the bank’s vicinity.

According to reports, there was, however, no money stolen, no person killed.

The attack happened at Abagana, Njikoka local government area around 4 pm on Thursday.

The attack happened barely hours after Indigenous People of Biafra’s (IPOB) leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu raised the alarm over the alleged DSS’s plan to attack banks in South East.

He alleged the ploy was to hang the attacks on IPOB.

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The shooting in front of the old generation bank scared passersby, customers and staff who took to their heels.

The gunmen, according to an eyewitness, drove in a black Honda Pilot Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV).

Confirming the incident, Anambra Police Public Relations Officer, Ikenga Tochukwu said the Command was on the trail of the hoodlums.

According to him: “Those hoodlums were pursuing their target and when they could not get him, they started shooting sporadically in the air”.

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