No fewer than two members of Ebubeagu were shot dead at the popular Ebebe Junction, along Ogbaga Road in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State.
The incident, which took place on Friday night, caused tension among indigenes of the state as many were seen scampering for safety.
ABN TV gathered that many were injured following the incident.
An eyewitness stated: The shooting of the Ebubeagu operatives took place few metres away from the Police Headquarters and the Old Government House, Abakaliki.
The remains of the deceased, it was learnt, have been deposited in the morgue.
There have been reported protests against the activities of Ebubeagu in Ebonyi as the opposition political parties see them as a threat to their aspiration in the 2023 general elections.
Contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer, SP Chris Anyanwu, confirmed the incident.