BREAKING: Ongoing Shootout Between Police And Militants In Lagos

Police2Policemen, are at the moment engaged in a gun battle with militants in Igando, area of Lagos state.

According to reports, the militants were said to have stormed the area at about 4am, looting shops and shooting into the air.

Deserted Ikejobi Avenue, Ewedogbon bus stop, Igando due to the militants shootout
Deserted Ikejobi Avenue, Ewedogbon bus stop, Igando due to the militants shootout

The ongoing shootout, which has left three policemen injured, has caused residents of Igando, especially those around Ikejobi Avenue, Ewedogbon Bus Stop to flee their homes or hide in doors.

Displaced residents hanging by the roadside awaiting police presence
Displaced residents hanging by the roadside awaiting police presence

Two Rapid Response Squad armoured tanks are involved in the gun battle with more than 200 residents on the road with security operatives.

Details later…

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