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Troops of 34 Artillery Brigade, Nigerian Army(NA), have killed two gunmen suspected to be members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra(IPOB) and its armed affiliate, Eastern Security Network (ESN), in a fierce gun battle along Orlu – Orsu Road in Imo State.

The troops intercepted the gunmen on Monday while on a routine patrol at general area of Aluminium Company and All Saints Church.

Four other members of the proscribed group were also arrested.

According to Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, in a statement, the gunmen opened fire and launched a grenade attack on the troops, but they were overpowered.

The troops recovered one AK 47 rifle, two magazines, one Police grenade launcher, two Baofeng communication radios, five mobile phones, one IPOB Beret, two motorcycles, four SIM cards, five wallets containing different ID cards, aphrodisiac, charms, and the sum of Sixteen Thousand Four Hundred and Sixty Naira (N16,460) only.

He also noted that suspects’ mobile phones showed gory pictures and videos depicting scenes of cold-blooded murders, corpses displayed in shrines, and other heinous atrocities committed by the criminals.

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