Metro Beware! Terrorists Now Hide Bombs In Attractive Objects – DHQ



The Defence Headquarters has revealed that the Boko Haram insurgents in one of their desperate moves have resorted to concealing Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in attractive objects and warned people against falling prey to their plot, Leadership reports.

The Director of Defence Information (DDI), Col. Rabi Abubakar made this disclosure yesterday in his office in Abuja at an interactive session with Defence Correspondents, where he asked the media to desist from publishing stories based on mere speculation without getting clarification from the military.


“We have arrested five of the 100 most wanted Boko Haram terrorists, have been arrested at various locations in collaboration with other security agencies and useful information from the populace”, Abubakar said

He urged members of the public to be security conscious and to resist the temptation of picking any strange things found around them.

He said: “All these things we are doing is to make sure that the populace remain safe from the hands of this Boko Haram terrorists who are now devising different means of fighting through this issue of IED and even some cluster bombs which they conceal in attractive objects and drop it in the streets for people to pick.

“We are using this platform to enlighten the citizens to make sure that our citizens do not fall victim on what could be avoided,” he added.

- Leadership