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Saturday, 4 July 2015

Nigerian Troops Recover Bomb Laden Vehicle In Borno

Nigerian troops have recovered a jeep full of Improvised Explosives Devises in Cordon and Search Operations launched after suicide bombing attacks on Zabamari Muna near Maiduguri, Borno State’s capital in the north-east.

The Jeep along with two 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 on Thursday and Friday.

According to a statement by military spokesman, Major General Chris Olukolade,”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,” the statement further read.

Meanwhile, all other offensive operations of counter-terrorist campaign against terrorists are 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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