Daily Trust (Abuja)

Nigeria: JTF Recovers Buried Ammunition in Damaturu

The Joint Task Force (JTF) in Yobe yesterday said it recovered 5,207 rounds of assorted ammunition buried in a hideout in Kandahar area of Damaturu.

Lt. Lazarus Eli, JTF spokesman, said in a statement in Damaturu that the items were recovered on Monday during a search operation in the area. He said two pistols, a rifle, three hand grenades and Improvised Explosive Devices were also recovered during the operation.

"The ammunition were lubricated to avoid rust, concealed in plastic cans and buried," he said.

The spokesperson urged members of the public to report suspicious persons and materials in their areas and restated the determination of the force to provide security to people of the state.

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