Police destroy Terrorists’ Camps in Anambra forest, recover six IEDs

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Police officers have destroyed some camps linked to rebels who are allegedly attacking police units in the state.

Some of the camps were discovered in Ogbunka forests in Orumba South Local Government Area, Tochukwu Ikenga, according to a police statement released on Saturday.

He stated that the police-led combined security force carried out the operation on Friday, as directed by the state Commissioner of Police, Aderemi Adeoye.

Items discovered in the camps included “six Improvised Explosive Devices already primed for attacks and two walkie-talkies.”

“Friday, 29th March, 2024 The Joint Security Force raided the forests of Ogbunka in Orumba South LGA and found scattered camps of the insurgents. The cowardly criminals fled in the face of the onslaught.

“Also recovered were substantial food and groceries supply. All the camps were subsequently destroyed to deny the insurgents bases for launching attacks.

“The raid on the forests in search of insurgents and their camps is still ongoing with a view to eliminating the terrorists; rescuing abducted victims; recovering firearms and stolen vehicles in their possession,” Ikenga said in a statement.