In Rivers Soldiers, loyalists to ex-militant leader clash in Port Harcourt, 4 killed

The tension arising from the clash also forced motor parks, the market and major stores in the area to shut down.

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At least four people were reportedly killed today, February 23, in Bori, headquarters of Gokhana local government area of Port Harcourt, Rivers State as soldiers allegedly clashed with loyalists of an ex militant leader, Mr Solomon Ndigbara, aka Osama Bin Ladin.

According to Vanguard, following the shootout, some students of the Kenule Beeson Sarowiwa Polytechnic in Bori said on getting to class, they discovered that academic activities had been suspended indefinitely.

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"We were told the school said it was lecture free day from yesterday till further notice. We are sure they dont want to announce closure for now, they are studying the situation”, they said.

The tension arising from the clash also forced motor parks, the market and major stores in the area to shut down, the newspaper gathered.

Report said community sources saw five corpses on Taabaa street, adding that people were living in fear.

The sources said soldiers chased supporters of the former militant to Bori this morning, confirming alleged exchange of fire.

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