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One Millitary officer killed as troops Neutralise Unknown Gunmen in Anambra recover AK47 rifles and Amunition 

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One Millitary officer killed as troops Neutralise Unknown Gunmen in Anambra recover AK47 rifles and Amunition

Troops of 82 Division Nigerian Army conducting Exercise GOLDEN DAWN have neutralized four gunmen of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra/ Eastern Security Network (IPOB/ESN) in a fierce encounter at Nnobi Junction, Idemili South Local Government Area on Friday 29 October 2021.

In a statement released, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, said the suspected IPOB members had earlier on carried out an attack on personnel of security agencies deployed at Ekwulobia roundabout in Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State. He said after the attack, troops swiftly mobilized to the scene and subsequently embarked on the pursuit of the criminals along Nnewi-Nnobi road. He said the troops made contact with the fleeing gunmen and engaged them in a firefight, neutralizing four of the criminals.