The Nigerian Army has raided a factory used in making improvised explosive devices, IEDs in Kaduna.Reports said a suspected member of a terror gang was also arrested during the operation in the Rigasa suburb of the metropolis.
The raid was confirmed by Assistant Director, Army Public Relations, 1 Division Kaduna, Col. Sani Usman .
NAN quotes the Army spokesman thus:“I wish to confirm that on receipt of information and distress call from some good Samaritans at about 2.21 a.m. on Friday, August 3; our troops moved to Taro-taro by Abuja Road in Rigasa.
“We discovered an Improvised Explosive Device factory where suspected terrorists were in the process of coupling the IEDs and we detonated some.
“The factory was cordoned and searched and the following items were recovered: IEDs at various stages of development, cans of 33ccl, a sack containing 33ccl, empty cans and two IEDs packed in fire extinguisher tubes as well as timing devices,”
The building has been reportedly demolished in the aftermath of this shock find.