Special Forces, PMF, IRT, and Imo State Command Tactical Units on Sunday engaged the gunmen that murdered Ahmed Gulak on his way to Imo Airport.
It was reported that the gunmen blocked the Imo Airport road at Obiangwu Junction at Ngor-Okpala LGA, where Gulak was killed.
Security operatives interviewed the driver of the vehicle conveying Gulak to the airport and he told the combined team of military and Police personnel that the attackers drove Toyota Hilux White colour, Toyota Camry 2005 Silver colour, Toyota Hilux White colour, Toyota Sienna 1998 Model Gold colour and Toyota Hilux White colour.
Police teams from the Special Forces, PMF, IRT, and Imo State Command Tactical Units were sent to patrol and look for the vehicles.
The gunmen were at Afor Enyi Ogwugu junction in the same LGA, where they intercepted a trailer loaded with onions from the North and were sharing them with locals when the Police teams came in contact with them and a gun duel ensued.
Ten of the gunmen died during the gun battle while others were pursued as they escaped.
Three of the four vehicles Toyota Sienna, Toyota Hilux and Toyota Camry used by the gunmen for their Operation were recovered or destroyed.
Seven of the gunmen with bullet wounds were completely burnt inside the Toyota Sienna and Hilux vehicles that caught fire during the gun battle.”
Three AK-47 rifles, 92 AK-47 ammunition, five AK-47 magazines, one English Pistol, charms were also recovered.
Security agents have gone hunting for the wounded gunmen hiding in the surrounding forests and villages.