Nemesis: IPOB members blow up with self planted explosives

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By Victor Akaa, Abuja

The Nigerian Army (NA) says members of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), and its armed wing, Eastern Security Network (ESN) on Wednesday were bombed and badly injured with a self planted Improvised Explosives Devices (IEDs) in Imo state.

Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu disclosed this in a statement made available to Enugu Reporters on Wednesday.

Gen Nwachukwu said,an IED planted by members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and its armed wing, Eastern Security Network (ESN) has exploded, causing severe injuries to two members of the outlawed group.

“The incident occured along Eke Ututu – Orsu road in Orsu Local Government Area of Imo state on 1 June 2022.

“The dissidents, inadvertently stepped on the IED which they had earlier planted along several routes in Orlu, Orsu Local Government Area, while they were attempting to evade troops’ onslaught against terrorists in the area.

“The outlawed group have severally planted IEDs along troops’ patrol routes in failed effort to bring harm to the troops.”

The statement further urged all peace loving people of the South East to please inform troops of possible areas where these explosives have been buried for proper evacuation and disposal.

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