NSCDC Discovers Bomb Making Factories in Borno


The Borno State Command of the Nigeria
Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) on
Sunday discovered two bomb-making
factories in Dikwa.
The NSCDC Commandant in the state, Mr
Ibrahim Abdullahi, made the disclosure in an
interview with the News men in Maiduguri.
Abdullahi said that the factories were
discovered during a patrol by men of the
command in collaboration with the troops of
the 22 Armoured Brigade of the Nigerian
“In an effort to comply with the directives of
the Ministerial Committee on Resettlement of
Liberated Towns by the military, NSCDC had
deployed its personnel to Dikwa and are
working hand in hand with the military.
“This collective effort has therefore, led to the
discovery of two major bomb making
factories in two abandoned houses.
“Our Detection and Bomb Disposal Unit,
Intelligence and Detective Operation Unit in
collaboration with the troops of 22 Armoured
Brigade of the Nigerian Army have since
neutralised some of the live IEDs.
“Some IEDs making equipment, gas cylinders
and a jet bomb propeller were discovered and
handed over to the brigade command.
“Men of the command also discovered 114
live machine gun ammunition along Dikwa-
Mafa road just after Shehuri Village that was
abandoned by the insurgents,” Abdullahi said.
Recently the command had deployed about
200 men to Boko Haram librated communities,
including Dikwa, Munguno, Nganzai, Chibok
and Askira Uba Local Government Areas of
the state.

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