Abuja - The armed forces have dismissed some
recent photos released by the Boko Haram group suggesting the terrorists'
The images bore a rocket-making factory in north-eastern
The Defense said the pictures wee a ploy by terrorists to
create apprehension and panic among citizens.
The armed forces said the insurgents aimed to prove they
were still alive to their "unholy, barbaric and unethical conduct.”
It added that the tactics were nothing but empty threats
which would not shield terrorists from defeat.
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“For avoidance of doubt, this and other tactics are
nothing but empty threats which will not help them from being defeated,” the
Defense stated from Abuja.
“This shows that the terrorists are true enemies of
Nigerians. Therefore we must collectively condemn and stand firm to finish
them," added the Defense.
The Military is engaged in fierce battles
against the militant Boko Haram sect whose activities have led to the deaths of
some 15 000 people in recent years.
- CAJ News