Friday 23 May 2014

Nigerian Army Claims Discovery Of Facility For Rocket Launchers In Kano | Sahara Reporters

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) says it has uncovered a rocket launcher production facility in Kano State.

According to Director of Defence Information, Major-General Chris
Olukolade, the facility was discovered at Dorayi District in Kumbotso
Local Government Area of the state, after a cordon-and-search exercise.

“The discovery followed the arrest of a prominent member of the
terrorist group,” Olukolade said, adding that locally-made anti-aircraft
gun and mortar accessories and rocket-propelled grenade tubes and
launcher along with accessories were recovered.

“Also seized were three AK47 rifles and hundreds of rounds of
assorted ammunitions, as well as drilling machines and other fabricating

Olukolade urged the public to always report suspicious persons to
security agencies in their localities to prevent unwholesome act by


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