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Gun battle as ESN vigilantes engages criminal months after media strike (Video)

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The local security operatives of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) have surfaced yet online weeks after their major activities were temporarily taken off the media eye.

In a clip sent to #Scannews24 men of the Eastern Security Network (ESN) were spotted engaged in their usual assignment within the Nsukka Enugu South Area district.

Recall, IPOB leadership had on 12 December unveiled the volunteered safety group against criminal activities by armed Fulani Herdsmen grazing within the region.

The force is basically drafted into forests to protect farmers within Eastern communities who have suffered series of killings, raping, humiliation, and unwarranted attacks by the rampaging Herders.

The over three minutes footage indicates ESN men, armed to the teeth, dressed in a black outfit with blue Berate engaged in a gun battle with yet to be ascertained group believed to be Herdsmen.

The relentless vigilantes confronted the gunmen, displayed lifeless cows in different scenes echoing ‘you must leave our land’ as they chase tirelessly.

In a separate reported the Anambra State state Police department has refuted claims that unknown criminals robbed a First Bank branch in Ogbunike LGA as circulated on Thursday.

The Police PPRO clarified that the incident was an attack by hoodlums within the area but was confronted.

Two students said to be on transit were killed by a stray bullet due to sporadic gunfire issued between both forces. The identity of the victims was not disclosed.

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