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Troops Finally kill Notorious Militant Leader, Ossy Ibori, Others In Ondo [PHOTO]

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Troops of Operation DELTA SAFE​ ​in a special operation, Sunday night,
repelled an attack around Ajakpa community in the creeks of Southern Ondo State.

​The attac​k​ was led by a notorious gang leader, Ossy Ibori ​whose ​hideout ​is ​at Ajakpa, Ese-Odo Local Government Area of Ondo State.

A statement on Monday by ​Major Abubakar Abdullahi​, ​​Coordinator, Joint Media Campaign Center​, said Ossy Ibori, was gunned down during the gun duel, along with some of his his gang members.​

It noted that the search for​ other​s​ who jumped into the water with gunshot wounds is ongoing​ and that troops recovered one AK-47 Rifle and 4 Magazines.

​The statement added that Ossy Ibori ​and his men ​ha​d​ been terrorising parts of Lagos,​ ​Ogun and Ondo states.

​”​They committed many atrocities threatening the peace and security of the general areas​.

“​Last month, the​y​ ​were part of those who kill​ed​ an army captain and 2 ​p​olicemen at Ikorodu.

​”​Also late last year, ​they ​abducted students and staff of a secondary school.

​”​The criminals​,​ in addition, carried out several attacks at Ese-Odo community around Ajakpa,​ ​Safarogbo and Balowo areas.

​”​The need to flush them out from their hudeout became necessary to ensure peace and se​c​urity in Ondo state.

​”​Sadly in the process, one gallant soldier paid the supreme price while 3 others sustained gun shot wounds.

​”​They have since been moved to military hospital for proper medical attention​”​.

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