Residents of Abonnema community in the Akuku-Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State, have begun leaving the once peaceful area in droves after the killing of two soldiers on Saturday (yesterday).
According to reports, the soldiers who have been in the region since the presidential and national assembly elections, were killed by unknown gunmen who allegedly carted away their rifles.
The residents who have been filled with fear over reprisal attack by the military, were seen leaving the community this morning.
Meanwhile, some women of Abonnema community on Saturday staged a protest to condemn the killing of over 35 of their children during the presidential and National Assembly elections on February 23.
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