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Identities of soldiers killed in Aba revealed

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The identities of the soldiers murdered by gunmen in Aba on Thursday, have been revealed.

On Friday, the military high command confirmed that no fewer than five of its troops deployed at Obikabia Junction Checkpoint in Obingwa Local Government Area adjourning Aba metropolis in Abia State were killed.

Those who died include two sergeants, two corporals and one lance corporal.

The soldiers are:

– Sergeant Charles Ugochukwu (94NA/38/1467)

– Sergeant Bala Abraham (03NA/53/1028)

– Corporal Gideon Egwe (10NA/65/7085)

– Corporal Ikpeama Ikechukwu (13NA/70/5483)

– Corporal Augustine Emmanuel (13NA/70/6663)

The assailants also made away with five AK-47 rifles, burned two military patrol Hilux vehicles and injured two civilians.

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