…….Ransacked and desecrated his father’s palace
From Chuks Onuoha, Umuahia.
Soldiers, in operation Python Dance II, this evening invaded the family House of the Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, at Afaraukwu, Umuahia, ransacked every part of the house and desecrated the palace of his father, the traditional ruler.
They were said to have shot themselves through to gain entry into the highly secured and fenced compound having dislodged the human barricade that is always present at the gate and house of the IPOB leader.
An unconfirmed family source said that about 18 people lost their lives during the invasion which occurred between the hours of 4 and 5 pm on Thursday.
Another source said that only 4 people were killed by the troop, which opened fire at the palace for more than 30 minutes.
Daily Sun observed that between the time mentioned above, the heavy shooting was heard coming from Afara area of the Umuahia, the state capital, which made residents run for safety.
Meanwhile, the where about of the IPOB Leader is not known as efforts made to obtain information about him did not yield any fruit.
It is not actually known the number of people that lost their lives during the attack. (The Sun)