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Dusk to dawn curfew imposed in Imo after gun battle by soldiers and ESN

Hope Uzodinma the executive governor of Imo has imposed a dusk to dawn curfew in parts of the state.

The curfew comes moments after personnel of the Nigerian military engaged men of the Eastern Security Network (ESN) in a gun battle.

A video clip circulating on social media and seen by TODAY POLITICS confirmed one dead as at press time.

The development is said to be a reprisal on members of the security outfit owned by the Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB) who attacked the military at the weekend.

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The imposed curfew affected nine local government areas. They are Orlu, Oru East, Isu, Nwangele, Njiaba, Ideato North, Ideato South, Nkwere and Orsu.

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