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IPOB/DSS: How Our Gallant Troops Engage IPOB in Fierce Gun Battle – Police

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Enugu state Police Command has claimed that members of the outlawed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) opened fire on security operatives on Sunday, August 23.

The police stated that the attack occurred when operatives were deployed to disperse over 500 members of the group converged for a meeting at a school.

The command said some of its officers were deployed to the scene to along with those of DSS, Army and Air Force, came under serious gunfire attacks by the hoodlums.

The police said the security operatives returned fire leading to the deaths of two members of the group while other IPOB members escaped with bullets wounds.

According to the police, its men restored normalcy to the area and rescued one officer of the Department of State Services (DSS) who was at the said school to disperse the hoodlums from their unlawful assembly.

It said two other DSS operatives found lifeless at the scene were later confirmed dead.

The police disclosed that five members of the group who were arrested confessed that they had gone to the school to hold a meeting and be trained in martial art and self-defense skills.

Meanwhile, the DSS has accused members of the outlawed IPOB of attacking and killing two of its personnel.

A spokesperson for the DSS, Peter Afunanya in a statement on Sunday, August 23, said the attack occurred in Emene in Enugu state.

Afunanya described the attack as unprovoked, noting that efforts are being made to ensure the killers face justice.

In another news report, an apex Igbo socio-cultural group in Nigeria, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has said people of the southeast are not going to leave Nigeria for anybody.

The spokesperson for the organisation, Mazi Chuks Ibegbu, said Igbos have been part owners of Nigeria since the independence of the country, Vanguard reported.

He insisted that there is no reason why the Igbos should leave Nigeria.

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10 Comments on IPOB/DSS: How Our Gallant Troops Engage IPOB in Fierce Gun Battle – Police

  1. When will Nigeria be fine,there is so much corruption in this country which are caused by the so called politians,our so called elders,division is not our problem but our leaders who are so selfish that doesn’t care about the people that voted them to power, all this IPOB ,bokoharam, militant of something are caused by our leaders who put hunger on our youths,Nigeria is getting to a worst sittuation,but may GOD almighty who is in heaven deliver Nigeria Amen!

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  2. Gallant indeed, why not use the gallantnes on boko harams and your brothers fulani bandits. Nonsense

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  3. As far as there is a Nation 🇪🇪 called biafra, So we need independent. This zoon called Nigeria 🇳🇬 is full of 🤥 lie’s,All the leaders are armed robber’s. No single truth about this zoon called Nigeria.

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  4. I will be sorry for Nigeria the day south east will take up arms,, this killings is really provoking….

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  5. Biafra need to stand up and fight because this government full of evil,let Nigeria security go after herdmen, Fulani,just because Buhari back them up.

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  6. I thank u all my brothers for hearty contributions only dat som of our own are highly glutinous n turn to slaves to d useless Fulanis dat even use their cows. Nna nwodo is a total disgrace to ibos

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  7. He sale’s his people for money one day he will pay to it, nwodo

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  8. Ekure Daniel Ogheneware // __ August 27, 2020 at 11:45 AM // Reply

    Shame on Nigeria police, you engaged a group that has no weapons in a fierce battle, 😄😄😄😄😄😄😁😁😁😁😁😁 what if they have have gun what will you call that. Zoooo country.

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  9. Shame on Nigeria police, you engaged a group that has no weapons in a fierce battle, 😄😄😄😄😄😄😁😁😁😁😁😁 what if they have have gun what will you call that. Zoooo country.

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