Monday 29 October 2012

JTF raids arms store in Damaturu

The Joint Task Force (JTF) in Yobe, on Monday, disclosed that the team recovered sophisticated arms from a cache in Damaturu.
Lt. Eli Lazarus, JTF spokesman, in a statement made available to journalists revealed 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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