Security forces have taken swift action in Aba, Abia State, as they cordoned off Ariaria Main Market and its immediate environs following a reported incident of violence.
Yesterday, unknown gunmen allegedly killed a policeman and set a vehicle on fire within the market area. As a result, there have been reports of sporadic shootings by the said policemen.
In light of the ongoing security situation, authorities advise all staff and residents to steer clear of the area to avoid any potential risks or untoward incidents until normalcy is restored. The security forces are currently on high alert, and investigations are likely underway to apprehend the perpetrators and restore order.
Given the seriousness of the situation, everyone in the vicinity is urged to stay safe and vigilant. Residents and businesses are advised to remain alert and comply with security directives while the situation is being closely monitored.
The incident has raised concerns among the community, and the authorities are working diligently to address the security challenges and ensure the safety and well-being of all residents in the affected area.
To keep the public informed and ensure everyone’s safety during this crucial time, the relevant authorities will provide updates as events develop. The community is reminded to cooperate with the security forces and follow all security measures to facilitate the restoration of peace and normalcy in the area. #Ariaria
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