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Saturday, 1 August 2015

Boko Haram: IED factory cons tructed from chemistry labs

The Nigerian Army has revealed an abandoned college of education's chemistry laboratory in Borno State which Boko Haram has converted into an improvised explosive devices factory.

The latest discovery was made during the clear-out of the terrorist group from Dikwa, which was recently liberated by the Nigerian troops, according to the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations and spokesman for the 7 Division, Nigerian Army,  Col. Tukur Gusau, in Maiduguri.

Gusau, in a statement on Saturday, said, "Troops of the 7 Division, Nigerian Army, conducting mop-up operations to clear Dikwa and environs of Boko Haram terrorists, recovered 4 Toyota Hilux vehicles today (Saturday).

"They also discovered that the terrorists have converted the abandoned Chemistry laboratories of Dikwa College of Education into an Improvised Explosives Devices making factory.

"Some of the equipment recovered from the laboratories include a welding machine and mine detector.

"The gallant troops are in a very high spirit and more determined to further pursue the fleeing terrorists to all known enclaves and sanctuaries."


SOURCE: PUNCHNG.COM

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