No fewer than three members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB)/ Eastern Security Network (ESN) were killed during an attack on their camp by men of Police Special Forces in Igbo-Eze North Police Division, Enugu.
It was gathered that many of the members also escaped with varying degrees of injury at Imufu in Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area of Enugu State.
The Enugu spokesman, DSP Daniel Ndukwe, made this known on Friday in a statement he issued.
According to reports, the suspects were the ones behind the killing of two Neighbourhood Watch Group security personnel on 21/07/2023 at about 1am, at Umuagama in Enugu-Ezike community of Igbo-Eze North L.G.A.
The criminal elements had also allegedly made several attempts to enforce the illegal sit-at-home order in some parts of the L.G.A.
They were said to have engaged the police operatives in a gun battle during the raid.
“However, three of the hoodlums were neutralized in the ensuing gunfight, while many others escaped with varying degrees of severe gunshot wounds.
“Four pump action guns, one locally fabricated revolver gun and pistol each, 67 live cartridges, military camouflage uniforms, fabrics of IPOB insignia, objects suspected to be amulets and other incriminating exhibits were recovered.”