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Troops kill IPOB/ESN fighters in raid of Ebonyi camps

Exercise GOLDEN DAWN troops have killed some Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) militia wing, Eastern Security Network (ESN) fighters in a fierce gun battle in Ebonyi State.

The IPOB/ESN fighters were killed when soldiers raided some of their camps within Ochokwu village in Ikwo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.

Arms and items recovered include AK-47 rifles, rounds of 7.62 mm ammunition, magazines, Biafra flags, among others.

According to PRNigeria, a source that the secessionists had been occupying the hideout for some time.

“Troops exchanged fire with the gunmen. They subdued the IPOB militants”, the officer said.

WITHIN NIGERIA had reported that the military on Saturday announced the elimination of ESN members who killed Department of State Services (DSS) operatives in Anambra state.

The officers were part of security personnel on protection duty for a campaign rally ahead of the November 6 Anambra governorship election.

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