Security operatives reportedly engaged unknown gunmen in a gun battle in some parts of Orlu and Orsu Local Government areas of Imo state, on Easter Sunday.
Sources revealed that the gun battle which started Saturday night caused confusion as the residents fled into the bushes, for dear life.
Security sources also revealed that troops stormed the affected areas based on the report that the unknown gunmen were regrouping to launch attacks.
From the areas of the gun battle, a guest house known asInland Guest House or Ukwu Aki Guest House was reportedly razed down on Sunday.
Areas affected, it was gathered, are Amanachi, Awo-idemili in Orsu Local Government area of the state.