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Army, Police, Others Comb ESN Hideouts, Training Camps In Imo, Anambra

Nigerian Army, Police, Others Carry Out Joint 'Clearance Operation' At Orsomoghu Forest, Apprehend Members Of ESN.

Men of the Nigerian Army,  Police and other security agencies have carried out a successful 'Clearance Operation' at the hideouts and training camps of IPOB/Eastern Security Network in Orsomoghu Forest spanning Anambra and Imo States.

The Director Army Public Relations Brigadier General ONYEMA Nwachukwu in a statement revealed that the operation was sequel to report on violent activities of the criminal group enforcing the illegal 2 weeks sit-at-home order in Onitsha, Nnewi and Iheme Obosi in Anambra State, and New Market in Enugu state.

Troops cleared IPOB camps in Ekeututu, Orsomoghu, Lilu and arrested  five fleeing members of the group and recovery of  IPOB flag, one CCTV camera and 2 detonated IED bombs and a fabricated mortar tube.

Five soldiers and two Police men sustained injuries from the IED detonated by the criminals.

The Nigerian Army encourages the people of South East to continue to support ongoing operations with  information and to disregard the unlawful 2 weeks sit-at-home order.

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