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Police raid insurgents’ camp in Ogbunka, recover six IEDs used in attacks


Police in Anambra State have raided a camp belonging to insurgents in Ogbunka community in Orumba South Local Government Area.

Spokesperson of the Anambra State Police Command, SP Tochukwu Ikenga in a press release 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.”

He said police will sustain the raid in the forests in search of insurgents and their camps, and that it will eliminate terrorists, rescue abducted victims and recover firearms and stolen vehicles in their possession.

By Ifeizu Joe

Ifeizu is a seasoned journalist and Managing Editor of TheRazor. He has wide knowledge of Anambra State and has reported the state objectively for over a decade.

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