Tension In Orlu Again As Military ‘Conducts’ Air Strikes In Search Of ESN

Orlu is one of the top trends for hours now with reports that the Nigerian military is conducting air strike, shooting sporadically and leaving many dead.
The air bombardment was said to have begun at noon today 18th February as military fighter jets were believed to be deployed by the Nigerian Army and the Nigerian Air Force to the Imo State communities.Tension In Orlu Again As Military 'Conducts' Air Strikes In Search Of ESNSaharaReporters said it learnt that the airstrikes are connected with the military’s resolve to dislodge the Eastern Security Network ESN operatives who are said to have strongholds in the forests.
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Nigerians who are residing in the communities have taken to Twitter to share videos from which serious shootings can be heard, and pictures. “Why are the military carrying out air strikes in a civilian area like Orlu? Hearing people are dead and market areas are affected. Is Nigeria the new Libya?“, a tweep wrote.

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