UPDATE: Nigerian Troops Uncover Hidden Stash Of Terrorists’ Weapons In Burnt Church...

UPDATE: Nigerian Troops Uncover Hidden Stash Of Terrorists’ Weapons In Burnt Church (PHOTOS)

By Salisu Sulaimon | Sub-Editor on March 21, 2014
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Troops of 7 Division Nigerian Army advancing-for-the-operation

A large cache of arms and ammunition including anti aircraft guns, rocket propelled guns  as well as the General Purpose and other brands of machine guns has been recovered by military men in Borno State.

THE CHIEF OF ARMY STAFF LT GEN KENNETH MINIMA (R)  WITH THE CHIEF OF AIR STAFF AIR MARSHAL ADESOLA AMOSU FIELDING QUESTIONS FROM MEMBERS OF THE PRESS IN MAIDUGURI BORNO STATE
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Kenneth Minima (R) with the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu fielding questions from members of the press in Maiduguri, Borno State (Photo Credit: DHQ)

According to a statement released by Major Gen. Olukolade  today, March 21, 2014 one of the terrorists that had been captured in recent raids had led a delegate of troops on the cordon and search mission.

Olukolade said the middle-aged informant, who claimed to be a Cameroonian and an arms courier had also disclosed that the weapons were stockpiled to be used  in a pending attack on some communities around Nigeria-Cameroon border.

Troops interrogating some arrested-terrorists
Troops interrogating some arrested-terrorists

The church used as hideout is one of those burnt in early attacks of the terrorists in Kalabalge  Local Government Area of the state. Also recovered from the location were thousands of various caliber of rounds of ammunition and links.

Weapon stash recovered by troops in Borno
Weapon stash recovered by troops in Borno (Photo Credit: DHQ)
CHIEF OF ARMY STAFF  LT GEN KENNETH MINIMA ATTENDING TO ONE OF THE JTF WOUNDED SOLDIER MAIDUGURI BORNO STATE
Chief of Army Staff Lt. Gen. Kenneth Minima attending to one of the JTF wounded soilderis in Maiduguri, Borno State (Photo Credit: DHQ)

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Kenneth Minima accompanied by his Airforce counterpart,Air Marshal Adesola Amosu have undertaken an inspection of troops in the entire mission area as well as the wounded soldiers in the Military Hospital in Maiduguri.

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