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Security force smash insurgents camp in Anambra, recover arms, rocket launches


A joint security force operating in Anambra State has raided an insurgents’ camp in Aguluezechukwu community in Orumba South Local Government Area of the state.

The raid followed a charge by the Anambra State commissioner of Police, CP Aderemi Adeoye on men of the command to intensified the manhunt for insurgents who attacked two police stations in the state shortly before the Easter celebration..

The hunt for the gunmen was extended to Obofia Forest, Aguluezuchukwu and Ogboji areas, where police recovered arms a d ammunition, including a vehicle, charms a d other items, including military uniforms.

A press release by the spokesperson of the command, SP Tochukwu Ikenga stated that: “On 2nd April, 2024 The Police-led Forward Operating Base that is highly mobile struck the insurgents camps in Aguluezechukwu and Ogboji.

“Insurgents who had deployed at various locations in ambush were engaged in fierce firefight and were routed from their enclaves which were subsequently destroyed.

“High calibre ammunition, cartridges, a locally fabricated rocket launcher, Police uniforms and one Ford Pick-Up Truck without number plates were recovered,” he said.

He quoted the Commissioner of Police as having ordered the operation, and vowing that it would be sustained until the insurgents are completely routed from Anambra State.

He has charged troops and personnel involved in the operations to sustain the tempo until the State is made completely safe from cowardly guerrilla attacks by the insurgents.

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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