Maiduguri Sunday explosions, routine equipment testing – Army

Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai
Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai

The 7 Division of the Nigerian Army in Maiduguri on Sunday said the early morning explosion in the out-skirt of Maiduguri emanated from routine testing of military equipment.

Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai

Speaking to newsmen on Sunday, spokesman of the Division, Col Tukur Gusau, urged residents not to panic.

“It is a routine test firing of our weapons to ensure that they are in a state of readiness,” he said. (NAN)

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