A tactical team of the Nigeria Police, Nigerian Army, and Department of State Services (DSS), in a joint operation early Saturday morning, stormed the operational headquarters of the Eastern Security Network (ESN), the military wing of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), in Awomama, Oru East Local Government Area of Imo State, killing seven members of the group.
The Army said Ikonso Commander, who was said to be the commander of the IPOB military, was among the seven killed during an exchange of gunfire between government forces and ESN fighters.
An army officer and three policemen also died in the operation.
25th April 2021
— Biafra mission TV (@Vican87398195) April 25, 2021
combined with their useless DSS went to the camp of the #ESN for a gun battle, that is a big lie. Looking closely to our fallen hero #Ikonso, there is no bullet wound, that means he was captured and strangled to death.