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Soldier, 3 Others Killed As Gunmen Attack Ex President Jonathan’s Home

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Soldier, 3 Others Killed As Gunmen Attack Ex President Jonathan’s Home

Soldier, 3 Others Killed As Gunmen Attack Ex President Jonathan's Home

Unknown Gunmen on Tuesday morning attacked the Otuoke, Bayelsa state home of ex President Goodluck Jonathan, it has emerged.

The armed men killed a soldier on guard duty at the courtyard of former President situated close to the bank of the river at Otuoke, Ogbia Local Government Area, Bayelsa State.

Multiple sources closet to the situation reveal that about three of the gunmen were killed by the soldiers, who foiled their attempt to break into the house.

One of the sources, who spoke in confidence, said the gunmen came through the river on five speedboats and opened fire on the soldiers.

The source said:

“Armed men who came in about five boats attacked the home of former President Jonathan.

“A security personal attached to the former president was killed and about three of the gunmen were shot dead”.

An Ogbia youth leader, who spoke in confidence, described the attack on Jonathan’s house as disturbing.

He, however, said soldiers, whose checkpoint was located at the waterside, quelled the attack but unfortunately one of them died in the process.

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