Nigerian security forces have discovered an arms store at Effium in Ohaukwu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.
An intelligence source told PRNigeria on Saturday that a combined team of agents stormed the location of the arsenal.
The sting operation was carried out by the Department of State Services (DSS) and the Nigerian Army.
Items recovered covered AK-forty seven rifles, one G3 rifle, one pump movement rifle, one double barrel dane gun, 5 single barrel dane guns, two locally made pistols, and one domestically made revolver pistol.
Also observed had been almost 600 distinct calibers of ammunition inclusive of these for General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG).
Suspects arrested all through the operation had been taken into custody for interrogation and prosecution.
Locals consider the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and sponsors of the Ezza-Effium crisis are proprietors of the stockpile.
Witnesses said four humans apprehended in the course of the raid had been alleged participants of the organization.
They delivered that a shrine which served as a protective guard for IPOB and others was uncovered.
DSS spokesman, Peter Afunanya, did now not verify or refute the operation.
He stated it is not out of area for the safety arm to collaborate with the Army and different law enforcement companies.
Afunanya confident of DSS dedication to maintain the inner security of Nigeria.
Last week, Ebonyi State Government constituted a judicial fee of inquiry for the Ezza-Effium communal war.
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