Friday, 30 January 2015

Boko Haram plans to bomb political rallies, worshipcentres - NOA

The DG of the National Orientation Agency & Coordinator of
the National Information Center, Mike Omeri says
intelligence reports gathered by Nigeria's security agencies
show that Boko Haram members are planning to use bomb-
ladened cows, goats and chicken to attack Nigerians at
political campaign grounds, market places, and ATM
Omeiri said this while speaking to newsmen on Tuesday
January 27th in Abuja
"Available intelligence reports indicate a plan by Boko
Haram to use young male suicide bombers disguised as
cobblers (shoemakers) to hide explosives in their tool
boxes and detonate them in soft target areas such as
markets, restaurants, ATM locations, political rallies,
worship centres, as well as other public places.
Also there is indication of a plan by this group to use
livestock (such as goats, cows, donkeys and camels) laden
with explosives to attack chosen targets. In view of these,
the general public, including all persons operating within
and around the aforementioned places, is advised to be
vigilant and mindful of suspicious activities within their
environment." he said
He advised everyone to be watchful during this period and
report any suspicious movement to the police.
Sent from my BlackBerry wireless device from MTN

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