Troops Clears IPOB/ESN Camps In Anambra, Enugu - THE DAILY CRUCIBLE



Sunday, June 26, 2022

Troops Clears IPOB/ESN Camps In Anambra, Enugu

| The Daily Crucible | Sunday, June 26, 2022

A joint security team consisting of troops of 302 Regiment of the Nigerian Army, operatives of the Nigerian Navy, Department of State Services and Nigeria Police Force have dislodged camps belonging to Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and Eastern Security Network (ESN) at Idara Nnebo, Ihe Mbosi villages and Ukpor in Nnewi South Local Government Area of Anambra State. 

Brigadier General Onyema  Nwachukwu, Director Army Public Relations on Sunday stated that in a clearance operation conducted in the early hours of Saturday, troops cleared IPOB fire positions and Improvised Explosive Devices  to dislodge the criminals from their hideouts.

According to him, troops recovered two AK-47  rifles, three magazines with five rounds of 7.62 mm (Special) ammunition, two pump action rifles and one locally fabricated gun during the operations.

Other items include three power generators, among others.

Similarly, troops of 103 Battalion conducted a raid operation on IPOB/ ESN camp at Nkwere Inyi Forest in Oji River Local Government of Enugu State. The encounter forced the criminals to flee in disarray, while troops recovered one Lexus and a Toyota Highlander SUV suspected to have been snatched by the criminals. Other items recovered include two motorcycles, one double barrel gun and seven live cartridges.

He enjoined the public to continually support troops with credible information on the activities of the criminal elements in the region.

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