Four suspected IPOB ESN fighters have been killed by gallant men of the Nigerian police in Imo state, after a planned attack on Omuma police station in the state failed.
In the early hours of Sunday, Imo state police officers killed four hoodlums accused of being members of the banned IPOB ESN (Indigenous People of Biafra/Eastern Security Network) terrorist organisation.
The hoodlums arrived in huge numbers with various calibres of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) with the intent of setting fire to the Omuma police station, according to authorities.
Below is a video of the slain IPOB ESN fighters (WARNING: Video may be very disturbing);
The attackers were shooting sporadically, but were promptly repelled by the Command’s tactical teams and DSS operatives who were present at the scene, according to Micheal Abattam, the Imo State police public relations officer.
Mr Abattam claimed that the police engaged the IPOB ESN members in a gun duel, after which four of them were killed on the spot.
According to him several other members of the proscribed group escaped into the bush with various degrees of bullet wounds after the crushing defeat.
The joint security operatives suffered no casualties, according to Abattam.
Five undetonated Improvised Explosive Devices of various sizes, as well as charms, were found from the neutralized IPOB ESN fighters.
The Bomb Unit of the command has taken custody of the bombs for safe detonation, according to a police public relations officer.
He further stated that the Command’s Tactical Teams are conducting a thorough and aggressive search of the bush in order to apprehend the fleeing hoodlums and retrieve their arms and ammo, as they are unable to travel far due to the extensive damage they have sustained.
Source: TVC NEWS.