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Military kills two suspected robbers in Imo



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A military Joint Task Force (JTF) has killed two robbers in Imo State.

The Commander of 34 Artillery Brigade, Obinze, Brig.-Gen. Raymond Utsaha, who confirmed the development to journalists in Owerri on Monday, said the two suspects robbed a man of a Toyota Rav4 at a filling station in Ngor Okpala local government area of the state.

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He added that the suspects were trying to escape in the car when the task force intercepted them at Umuonyenwere Umuowa community after a tip-off.

According to him, two suspects during a gun duel with the operatives while other members of the gang escaped into a nearby bush with gunshot wounds.

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