Unknown gunmen today, April 8, ambushed some soldier at Osisioma, Tonimas junction, Aba, Abia State, and set their patrol van on fire.
The gunmen who were said to be in a large number laid ambush for the soldiers at Tonimas junction axis of Enugu-Aba-Port Harcourt Expressway.
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) had declared Friday, April 8, a sit-at-home day in solidarity with their embattled leader, Nnamdi Kanu, who was arraigned at an Abuja court.
The state police command confirmed the atack but says it is not certain if any of the officers were killed during the attack.
The Nigerian Army is yet to react to the decelopment.