Gallant Soldiers locate & destroyed Boko Haram bomb factory

Troops of the Nigerian Army killed 11 Boko Haram insurgents and destroyed a bomb making factory at Ngala Local Government Area of Bono state. This was confirmed in a statement by Brig.-Gen. Sani Kukasheka, the Director, Army Public Rations in Maiduguri.

He said that the troops, in joint operations with the Air Force and Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF), on Tuesday attacked insurgents’ hideouts at Mogole, Ngaiwa, Tongule, and Warsele villages.

Troops destroyed the insurgents’ logistics base and a workshop at Ngaiwa village and an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) making factory at Tongul.

The director further said 85 persons were rescued from the insurgents in the villages.

Brig.-Gen. Sani said that the troops also recovered a gun truck; four suicide bomb vests, various IED making materials, three Dane guns, one Barretta pistol, 22 rounds of 7.62mm ammunition, etc.