The Defence Headquarters has declared eight persons wanted over their roles in the recent killing of 17 military personnel in Delta State.

The military released the list on Thursday at a briefing in Abuja.

click news reported how suspected residents of the Okuama Community on Thursday ambushed and murdered the Commanding Officer of 181 Army Amphibious Battalion, two majors, one captain and 13 soldiers.

The troops were ambushed and killed while responding to a distress call arising from a clash between Okuama and Okoloba communities in the South-southern state.

Those declared wanted are
Prof. Ekpekpo Arthur,
Andaowei Dennis Bakriri,
Akevwru Daniel Omotegbo (a.k.a Amagben),
Akata Malawa David,
Sinclear Oliki,
Clement Ikolo Ogenerukeywe,
Reuben Baru,
Igoli Ebi.