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JTF discovers bomb factory in Damaturu

03 December 2012, 07:14

Damaturu - The Joint Task Force (JTF) in Yobe, says it has discovered explosive assembling house in Damaturu, one week after recovering over 5 000 rounds of ammunition buried in Damaturu.

Lt. Eli Lazarus, the JTF spokesman told newsmen in Damaturu on Sunday that the taskforce made the discovery during a search operation at Buhari Housing Estate, on Maiduguri - Gashua Road Bypass.

He explained that two riffles, ammunitions, magazines, medical equipment and tear gas canisters were recovered during the search.

"Other items recovered include, military, police and immigration uniforms, while a decomposed corpse was found in the house," Lazarus said.

The spokesman advised members of the public to be vigilant and report suspicious persons in their areas to the taskforce.

He assured that the taskforce would cooperate with the people in the state to provide adequate security for them.

- NAN

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