Two members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and its armed wing, Eastern Security Network (ESN) terrorists have been killed by their own Improvised Explosive Device (IED) that they laid for Nigerian soldiers in the South East of Imo State.
Director, Army Public Relations Brig Gen Onyema Nwachukwu in a statement revealed that the incident occured along Eke Ututu - Orsu road in Orsu Local Government Area of Imo state on 1 June 2022.
Nwachukwu said the dissidents, inadvertently stepped on the IED which they had earlier planted along several routes in Orlu, Orsu Local Government Area, while they were attempting to evade troops' onslaught against terrorists in the area.
He added that the outlawed group have severally planted IEDs along troops' patrol routes in failed effort to bring harm to the troops.
Nigerian Army urged all peace loving people of the South East to please inform troops of possible areas where these explosives have been buried for proper evacuation and disposal.
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