The operatives of the drug law enforcement outfit NDLEA on Tuesday clashed with thugs in Kasuwan Bera part of Kofai around 3pm resulting to two people sustaining gunshot wounds.
The operatives of the NDLEA went to the area to arrest an alleged drug dealer. The arrest itself was successful before some boys perceived to be loyalist of the drug dealer attempted to free the arrested suspect from the operatives.
The attempt resulted in confrontation between the operatives and the thugs and guns went off injuring two passers-by.
Speaking to a security operative who begged anonymity, we were informed that one of the injured victims lost his life while the other; a lady, is receiving treatment at one of the public hospitals.
At the time of filing this report, calm has been restored to the area and activities are ongoing normally.