Nigerian Troops Recover Bomb-Laden Jeep In Borno

Nigerian military on Saturday said it is deploying more men and equipment to the battlefronts just as troops have recovered Jeep loaded with Improvised Explosives Devises promptnewsonline.com reports.

According to the Director of Defence Information, Major General Chris Olukolade, the IEDs were recovered by troops conducting Cordon and Search Operations after suicide bombing attacks on Zabamari Muna near Maiduguri.

He said further that the jeep along with 2 hilux vehicles being used by terrorists were destroyed in the course of pursuit and encounter with a group of terrorists trying to escape after simultaneous attacks on targets in the communities Thursday and Friday.

A total of six suicide bombers had detonated themselves around the garage killing scores of people while some people were also wounded. A soldier also died.

Military Explosives Ordinance experts backed by Police Bomb Disposal Units are continuing with vigorous search for any bombs that might have been hidden or left unexploded in the area,” he said.

Meanwhile, all other offensive operations of counter terrorist campaign against terrorists continuing in various fronts.

Additional deployment of men and equipment to enhance the scope of the mission both within the country and at borders are also continuing.


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