Troops of the Nigerian Military (NA) have neutralised 4 Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB)/Jap Safety Community (ESN) gunmen at Ihiala city in Anambra State.
The Director, Military Public Relations, Brig-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, in an announcement issued on Wednesday, mentioned the gunmen implementing the unlawful sit-at-home order fired sporadically in and round a filling station in Ihiala city.
He mentioned: “On receipt of a misery name, troops of the NA launched out to the situation to revive normalcy. On intercepting the dissidents, a firefight ensued, and the gallant troops neutralised their chief, Ejike and three others.”
Nwachukwu mentioned gadgets recovered from the gunmen throughout the encounter embody one motorbike, two pump motion double-barrel weapons, 12 stay cartridges and substances suspected to be hashish, amongst others.
He added: “Sadly, one fight automobile conveying troops was concerned in an accident throughout the operation following a technical fault. One gallant officer and a soldier paid the supreme value within the accident, whereas two sustained accidents.”
Nwachukwu famous that these injured are at present responding to remedy at a army hospital.
He urged most people to proceed to assist the army and different safety companies by means of the supply of well timed and correct info that would improve ongoing operations and finally restore peace and stability within the area. Supply: DailyPost