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“Nigerian Army Busts Alleged IPOB/ESN Drones Production Factory in Delta State, Arrests Suspects”

Boom RadioNG | March 12, 2024

In a significant operation, Nigerian Army troops have successfully uncovered and neutralized a firearms and drone manufacturing factory allegedly operated by the Eastern Security Network (ESN), the armed fighters of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The factory was located in Onicha Olona, Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State.

According to Major General Onyema Nwachukwu, the Director of Army Public Relations, the intelligence-led operation led to the arrest of six suspects involved in criminal activities aimed at terrorizing neighboring communities and innocent citizens.

Nigerian Army Busts Alleged IPOB ESN Drones Production Factory in Delta State

Nigerian Army Busts Alleged IPOB ESN Drones Production Factory in Delta State

During the operation, the troops encountered fierce resistance from the suspected operators of the factory. However, they managed to overpower the armed fighters in a fierce firefight. Two fighters were neutralized, and a substantial cache of arms and ammunition was recovered.

The seized items included a wide range of IPOB/ESN firearms, ammunition, an Improvised Explosive Device (IED), and a drone manufacturing factory. The troops also discovered a variety of weapons, drones under construction, prototypes, Improvised Explosive Device materials, a fully equipped workshop, and several power generating sets.

The Nigerian Army remains committed to dismantling terrorist and insurgent networks as part of their efforts to mitigate security challenges in the nation. They urge the public to continue supporting the Nigerian Army and other security agencies in their mission to restore peace and stability in the country.

Nigerian Army Busts Alleged IPOB ESN Drones Production Factory in Delta State

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