Troops raid IPOB, ESN camps in Ebonyi, Enugu, kill suspects, recover bombs, others – Pegars News

Troops raid IPOB, ESN camps in Ebonyi, Enugu, kill suspects, recover bombs, others – Pegars News

Troops of 82 Division in conjunction with the Nigerian Air Force, Nigeria Police and Department of State Services, DSS have raided camps of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB and its militant wing, the Eastern Security Network, ESN in Ebonyi and Enugu State.

A press release issued on Wednesday by the Director of Army Public Relations, Onyema Nwachukwu, mentioned the operation came about on Monday in Amagu village Nkalaha group, Ishielu LGA of Ebonyi and Agubeji group in Enugu States.

The assertion mentioned the troops got here in bodily contact with the members of the secessionist group ensuing in an trade of fireplace.

Onyema mentioned in the encounter, the gallant troops neutralized some of the suspects whereas others took to their heels abandoning the camp.

The assertion reads, “On the similar date, troops on routine patrol in Agubeji group in Enugu State arrested a suspect, one Mr Martins Abogwu, for conniving with IPOB/ESN parts to unleash assaults on harmless residents.

“The suspect, who claimed he is the Chief Security Officer of the group is helping in the preliminary investigations that adopted and have led troops to their camp, the place a shallow grave containing 2 decomposing our bodies had been uncovered.

“One of the corpses has been recognized as a member of the native vigilante, who was kidnapped a couple of month in the past.

The troops recovered 102 rounds of 7.62mm particular, 2 Pump Action weapons, 5 regionally made rifles, 1 roll of Detonator 27, amount 24 Detonators, 33 electrical cables, amount 12 of sort 36 Hand Grenades and 12 baggage of substances suspected to be Marijuana.

“Other items recovered include, 3 Motorcycles, 2 Generators, 1 Water pumping machine, Military woodland camouflage and Nigeria Police uniform”.

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