- Category: National Security
- Published on Friday, 06 April 2012 10:49
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Nigerians security operatives may have to contend with a new challenge with the seizure of 51 rocket launchers in a house in Barunde area of Gombe metropolis yesterday. The house was being used to manufacture rockets and improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs).
The Director of SSS in Gombe State, Mr. Bitrus Asha, who conducted newsmen round the factory, said one man had been arrested in the house. Asha disclosed that 51 rocket launchers, 48 bags of fertilizer, sulphuric acid and cortex items were recovered.
Other items recovered are detonators, remote control devices, different types of chemicals, six containers for preparation of improvised explosive devices and other items. He advised people to report suspicious characters to security agents, adding that the SSS and other security agencies would reinforce the operation, which would be sustained.