Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Nigerian troops dismantle IPOB,ESN camp, recover weapons

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A profitable raid by the Joint Activity Power Operation UDO KA has resulted within the dismantlement of a infamous camp belonging to the Indigenous Folks of Biafra (IPOB) and its armed wing, the Jap Safety Community (ESN), in Imo State.

The raid, which was carried out on Thursday and Friday, led to the restoration of three Improvised Explosive Gadgets (IEDs), a rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) bomb, a bike, seven Baofeng radios, native ornaments, international ATM card, two SIM playing cards, two voter’s playing cards, plate numbers of stolen autos, and a toolbox.

Lt.-Col. Jonah Unuakhalu, the operation’s spokesperson, disclosed this in a press release issued on Sunday.

Unuakhalu acknowledged that the troops encountered the fleeing criminals, a few of whom sustained gunshot wounds, and unearthed some shallow graves through the clearance operation.

The Power Commander assured residents of the South-East of the Nigerian Military’s willpower to keep up peace within the space.

“Troops additional encountered and detonated among the planted IEDs meant to hinder troops actions.,” he mentioned.

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