Fear has gripped residents in the Abakaliki capital of Ebonyi State
following the enforcement of sit at home order by Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB in the State.
Some of the residents in the State were seen running from one location to the other on Monday.
Following the development, Keke riders, commuters, motorcyclists and other road users were seen on top speed racing to any safe location within the State.
Most residents, who had left their homes in the early hours of Monday, made frantic efforts to seek refuge in any nearby compound or residential area, so as not to be victims of any circumstance.
It was gathered that there was confusion in some popular markets, including Ahia-ofu, Kpirikpiri, the International market and the Ebebe market in Abakaliki.
IPOB members were allegedly seen around Ebebe market allegedly shooting sporadically, which made passersby to starting running for safety.
It was gathered that a confirmed number of persons were allegedly killed, following the enforcement by IPOB.
The incident led to killings in Ahia ofu as many were seen running around waterworks road, mbukogbe, Ezza Road, Udensi Street as unknown made efforts to ensure that the sit-at-home order was adhered to by the resident of the State.