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Nigerian troops kill IPOB, ESN bomb expert


Troops of the Nigerian Military at the side of different safety companies have neutralised an Improvised Explosive Gadgets, IED, professional allegedly working for the Indigenous Folks of Biafra, IPOB, and its safety wing, the Jap Safety Community, ESN, in Orsu, Ihitteukwa, Orsu Native Authorities Space of Imo State.

The operation, in accordance with a Fb put up by the Nigerian Military Headquarters, was carried out on Thursday.

Based on the put up, troops comprising the Nigerian military, Navy, Air Power, Nigerian Police, Division of States Companies, DSS and different safety companies had been on a clearance operation round Udaah, Identa Ihitteukwa and Awo Idemili in Orsu Native Authorities Space of the state after they clashed with the assailants.

The put up said that the prison components opened hearth, lobbed hand-held IEDs and launched domestically made rockets (Ogbunigwe) on the advancing troops throughout the operation.

“Whereas the troops superior, a number of IEDs had been detonated by the terrorists who fled in disarray. One of many dissidents was neutralised, whereas connecting the explosive to its energy supply.

“Objects recovered embrace domestically made rocket launchers, defused IEDs, pipes, wires and different supplies used within the manufacturing of explosives and domestically made rocket launchers. The troops additionally lined a number of ditches used as obstacles on the roads linking the communities by the ESN components.

“The Nigerian Military will proceed to conduct its operations to discourage the irredentist from freedom of motion,” the assertion added.

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