Militants Storm Lagos Estate, Leaving Scores Dead

In a daring move, armed men suspected to be militants stormed a suburb Lagos – Ishawo,Ikorodu- Saturday night, leaving soldiers and policemen dead.
Although, at the time of filing this report, it has not been confirmed how many were killed, it was gathered that the militants stormed Woodland Estate and engaged personnel of Operation Awatse in a fierce gun battle.
The gunmen, who took the operatives by surprise, allegedly fled into neighbouring creeks after the attack.
It is not yet known if the militants succeeded in gaining access to the Estate or in robbing the residents.
It was gathered that residents of the Estate have been apprehensive since the incident, with many calling for another military raid of the surrounding creeks.
Spokesman for the Lagos Police Command, Olarinde Famous-Cole, an Assistant Superintendent (ASP) could not be reached for comment.

Author: News Editor

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