The Nigerian Army has unearthed an abandoned college of education’s chemistry laboratory in Borno state which the terrorist group Boko Haram has turned into a centre for the manufacture of improvised explosives devices.
The latest discovery was made during the clear out of the terrorist group from Dikwa which was recently liberated by the Nigerian troop, according to the Deputy Director Army Public Relations and spokesman of the 7 Division Nigerian Army with headquarters in Maiduguri, Colonel Tukur Gusau.
Gusau in a statement on Saturday said: “Troops of 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 thee abandoned Chemistry laboratories of Dikwa College of Education into an Improvised Explosives Devices making factory.”
He revealed that: “Some of the equipment recovered from the laboratories include a welding machine and mine detector.”
Gusau noted that: “The gallant troops are in a very high spirit and more determined to further pursue the fleeing terrorists to all known enclaves and sanctuaries.”
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