The Nigerian Army
on Saturday announced the arrest of a suspected member of a terror group after raiding an Improvised Explosive Device
in the city. The Assistant Director, Army
Public Relations, 1 Div. Kaduna, Col. Sani Usman, who made the announcement, said security agents discovered the Factory
along Abuja Road, Rigasa, Kaduna, on Friday after one of the devices exploded.
“I wish to confirm that on receipt of information and distress call from some good Samaritans at about 2.21 a.m. on Friday, Aug 3; our troops moved to Taro-taro by Abuja Road in Rigasa. “We discovered an Improvised Explosive Device Factory
where suspected terrorists were in the process of coupling the IEDs and we detonated some.
was cordoned and searched and the following items were recovered: IEDs at various stages of development, cans of 33ccl, a sack containing 33ccl, empty cans and two IEDs packed in fire extinguisher tubes as well as timing devices,” he said.
Usman said the troops arrested one suspect, while others escaped, shot and wounded two residents in the area.
He said the Factory
had been demolished and advised property owners to be wary of their tenants.
The assistant director appealed to the public to volunteer information on suspicious movements of people to security agents.
Army Discovers Explosive Device Factory In Kaduna