Sunday, May 1, 2016 6:15 pm
Nigerian Army troops of 3 Battalion, 22 Brigade of Operation LAFIYA DOLE on Friday again succeeded in bursting a secret Boko Haram terrorists’ Improvised Explosive making Device factory in Ngala town, Borno State, north eastern Nigeria.
Colonel Sani Usman, Acting Director, Army Public Relations who revealed this in a statement on Sunday recalled that despite their defeat, the terrorists continued to attack innocent citizens, military and soft targets through vehicular and human borne Improvised Explosive Devices (IED).
He added that despite ongoing clearance of the remnants of the Boko Haram terrorists, they persistently hid the IED manufacturing factories location.
The Army Public Relations chief however said with a bid to stop such attacks, the troops swooped on the bomb factory in Ngala town immediately credible and timely information was made available.
In the course of destroying the bomb factory, Colonel Usman added that the troops encountered and killed some of the Boko Haram terrorists.
In addition, the troops also recovered 20 gas cylinders of various sizes prepared and ready for explosive insertion, primers, gun powder, electric wires and tape recorders, amongst other items.