Army Discovers Boko Haram Bomb Making Factory In Borno

File pix of bombs recovered at a Boko Haram IED factory
File pix of bombs recovered at a Boko Haram IED factory

By Musdapha Ilo, Maiduguri The Nigerian Army has discovered a bomb making factory established by the Boko Haram sect in Borno State.

The insurgents had apparently turned the abandoned chemistry laboratory of a college into the factory where they manufactured improvised explosives devices.






     

     

    The discovery was announced Saturday by the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations and spokesman of the 7 Division of the Nigerian Army, headquartered in Maiduguri, Tukur Gusau, a Colonel, who said that the factory was found during the clearing out of insurgents from Dikwa by troops.

    Gusau said that the soldiers “discovered that the terrorists have converted the abandoned Chemistry laboratories of Dikwa College of Education into an Improvised Explosives Devices making factory.”

    The Army spokesman said that some items were recovered at the bomb making factory, including a welding machine and a mine detector.

    He added: “Troops of 7 Division Nigerian Army conducting mop up operations to clear Dikwa and environs of Boko Haram terrorists recovered 4 Toyota Hilux vehicles today.”
     

     

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