Last updated on September 20th, 2020 at 08:54 pm | This article was published at an earlier date and has been updated with new information.
Rivers shooting: Casualties ascend to 18
Every day Sun investigaÂtion demonstrated yesterday that, around 18 persons were killed in the shootÂing.
Sources in the region said losses may increment as an aftereffect of scores who endured seÂvere shot injuries in the three days shooting in the two nearby governÂment zones.
It was further gathÂered that the emergency has raised in Gokana, taking after the utilization of bulldozer to level NdigÂbara’s structures, allegÂedly by the military.
Directors of Gokana and Khana Local GovÂernment Areas, Austin Sor and Tambari SydÂney separately, have censured the military attack in their zones.
Responding to the killÂings and annihilation of property, Sor blamed the military for guaranteeing that there was no casuÂalty, focusing on that the level of pulverization in Yeghe group was provocative.
Thus, his Khana partner, Sydney, has said they were yet to learn the quantity of passings, trusting that the figure would inÂcrease.
A portion of the groups of the expired have censured the stateÂment from the 2 BriÂgade, Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt, that no life was lost.
John Baridon counÂtered the military’s case. Baridon conÂfirmed his youngÂer sibling was shot dead in Zaakpon comÂmunity in Khana counÂcil region, while coming back from work.
Then, MoveÂment for the SurvivÂal of Ogoni People (MOSOP), has conÂdemned the military’s operations in the afÂfected regions and approached the Federal GovernÂment for a quick withdrawal of the solÂdiers.
On Monday, FebruÂary 22, troopers attacked Yeghe group, speÂcifically Ndiagbara’s nation home, in GoÂkana nearby government, which brought about the killing of numerous locals, exacted extreme discharge wounds on different vicÂtims.