Six pro-Biafra protesters were killed yesterday by security operatives in Aba Abia State.

Members of the indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, in Aba, protested over the prolonged detention of their leader, Nnamdi Kanu, it rather turned bloody  as a team of soldiers and policemen was said to have fired shots at the protesters, killing six and arresting 20 members of the group.

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According to reports, the protesters converged at the National High School, along Port Harcourt-Aba road in the morning, from where they usually march to other areas of the city when security agents swooped on them. Another source said the IPOB members were in prayer session when the soldiers and their police counterparts invaded the area and arrested some leaders of the group.

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Details later…