Biafra: Troops Kill Seven IPOB, ESN Fighters In Rivers, Capture Others

Troops of the Nigerian Army 6 Division and other security agencies have killed seven fighters of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) backed Eastern Security Network (ESN).

The government forces raided their camp in Agbochia Forest in the boundary between Eleme and Oyigbo Local Government Areas of Rivers.

Infoexpert24 understands that the ESN camp is located in a forest in the boundary between Eleme and Oyigbo Local Government Areas of Rivers, 30 kilometres away from the state capital, Port Harcourt

Fiver other members of the ESN militants were also arrested by the team led by Brig. Gen. M. D. Danja, in conjunction with the Nigeria Police, Department of State Security Service (DSS) and Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).

The Nigeria Police, Department of State Security Service (DSS) and Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) were part of the joint operation.

An intelligence officer told PRNigeria that the troops did not record any casualty.

Items recovered include AK 47 rifles, G3 rifles, locally made machine gun, G3 magazine, rounds of ammunition and Baofeng handheld radios with chargers.

Biafra: Troops Kill Seven IPOB, ESN Fighters In Rivers, Capture Others

Others were NAF Tag and rank of an LCPL, GD belts, locally made helmet with ESN inscription, assorted phones, NPF face cap, boots, camouflage T-shirt, backpack and other valuable documents.

“The camp was destroyed in-situ. The suspects and corpses have been handed over to Rivers State Commissioner of Police for further investigation”, the source added.

 

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