Nigeria Security Forces' Raids IPOB/ESN Training Camps in South East

Troops Army

The Nigerian Army Troops,  Police and other security agencies have raided the hideouts and training camps of IPOB/Eastern Security Network in Orsomoghu Forest spanning across Anambra and Imo States

A statement by the Director Army Public Relations Brigadier General  Onyema Nwachukwu says 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.

Army raids

FOB gathered that the 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. 

Although, five soldiers and two Police men sustained injuries from the IED detonated by the criminals during operation.

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. NTA report.