Army Disarms Suspected Bomber

A suspected suicide bomber who was to carry out an attack on innocent citizens was said said to have been disarmed by the Army
The Army Acting Director of Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman, said in a statement Monday that the suspect was disarmed before he could do any harm.
He said: “Troops of 101 Battalion, 7 Division Garrison on foot patrol along with some elements of Civilian JTF, intercepted a suspected male suicide bomber at Sabon Gari Jidari.”
“The suspect carrying primed Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) concealed in a blue stabilizer casing gave his name as Yusuf Tasiu.
“He was dispossessed of the explosives while the Nigeria Police Explosive Ordnance Devices expert safely detonated it. The suicide bomber is currently being interrogated.”
Usman added that, in a similar occurrence, some Vigilante group operating at Njidari village, South-East of Damboa, conducted clearance operations against suspected Boko Haram terrorists hideout close to Ngwalimeri village, east of Bale in Borno State.
“The vigilante destroyed the camp and recovered 1 AK-47 rifle with registration number 565203224 with locally fabricated 5 rounds of 7.62mm (Special) ammunitions and a pair of military uniform. The leader of the vigilante handed over same to the Headquarters of 25 Task Force Brigade in Damboa”, he said.

Author: News Editor

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