Abia: Soldiers storm ESN hideout in search of abducted colleague

The Nigerian Army says its soldiers raided the hideouts of Eastern Security Network (ESN), the militant wing of the Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB) in Amangu Community, Abia State.

Abia: Soldiers storm ESN hideout in search of abducted colleague

The raid is part of their attempt to rescue an abducted soldier, Staff Sergeant Bassey Ikunugwan.

Abia: Soldiers storm ESN hideout in search of abducted colleague

In a statement released on Wednesday, the Army said that Ikunugwan, who was on leave was abducted along the Road Okwu-Ebem Ohafia, on November 2.

Abia: Soldiers storm ESN hideout in search of abducted colleague

Weapons, mobile phones, motorcycle, INEC equipment and other items were recovered during the multi-day raids.

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