HOW NIGERIAN TROOPS DISLODGED IPOB HIDEOUT IN ANAMBRA STATE
Nigerian soldiers have discovered IPOB hideout at a forest called lilu in ihiala local government of ANAMBRA state
Troops of the Nigerian Army in a joint operations conducted with other security agencies in the state have discovered a stronghold of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra ( IPOB) and its armed affiliate, Eastern Security Network (ESN) at Lilu Forest in Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State. Lilu is a border town between Imo and Anambra which was known to be used as an operational base for the insurgencies.
The operations, which was conducted in the early hours of Monday 17 January 2022, led to the killing of some Biafran gunmen in a fire fight that ensued.
After dislodging the dissidents from their fortress, the military troops recovered 10 Pump Action Shotguns, two locally fabricated guns, One revolver pistol, rounds of 7.62 mm special, live cartridges, machettes and IPOB flags, mobile phones, laptops and other dangerous weapons are also recovered.
The operation was jointly conducted by troops of 82 Division, Nigerian Navy, 211 Quick Response Group of the Nigerian Air Force, Department of State Services and the Nigeria Police. It was a well coordinated dawn attack on the fortress, where plans were been perfected to violently enforce the illegitimate sit-at-home declaration by the irredentist groups.
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