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JTF recovers arms in Damaturu

29 October 2012, 11:18

Yobe - The Joint Task Force (JTF) security outfit in Yobe said on Monday it had recovered assorted arms from  a cache in Damaturu.

A statement issued by Lt. Eli Lazarus, JTF spokesman, and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) stated that ``the JTF, acting on a tip-off, raided a suspected terrorist arms store at Pompomari area of Damaturu on Sunday.

The statement explained that, five Mark IV rifles; one `Fabrique Nationale' and one pump-action rifle, one riot gun shoot range; four riot guns; one tear gas canister as well as bow and arrows were recovered during the raid which was devoid of exchange of fire.

The JTF reiterated its commitment to providing security and protecting lives and property of all citizens.


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