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Police Recover Six IEDs During Raids at insurgents’ Camp in Anambra



By Praise Chinecherem

Police in Anambra State have recovered Six Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) already primed for attacks and two Walkie Talkies in insurgents camp in Ogbunka community in Orumba South Local Government Area of the state.

Police spokesperson, SP Tochukwu Ikenga in a statement said the items were recovered during a raid of the camp by Joint Security Force.

He said the raid was ordered following constant attacks on police facilities, using improvised explosive devices (IEDs).

He said: “In the hunt for gunmen who attacked two Police Stations at Awgbu in Orumba North and Neni in Anaocha LGA in the last two weeks, Police-Led Joint Security Force was ordered by the Commissioner of Police CP Aderemi Adeoye to identify and destroy any camp being used by insurgents to launch attacks within the command.

“Yesterday, Friday, 29th March, 2024, The Joint Security Force raided the forests of Ogbunka in Orumba South LGA and found scattered camps of the insurgents. The cowardly criminals fled in the face of the onslaught.

“Six Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) already primed for attacks and two Walkie Talkies were recovered from the Camps.

“Also recovered were substantial food and groceries supply. All the camps were subsequently destroyed to deny the insurgents bases for launching attacks.”

Ikenga assured that the police would sustain the raid in the forests in search of insurgents and their camps, and would eliminate terrorists, rescue abducted victims and recover firearms and stolen vehicles in their possession.

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