Nigerian Army discover bomb planted by Boko Haram near IDP camp in Borno


The Nigerian Army on Monday said it discovered an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) planted near the Internally Displaced Persons’ camp in Rann.

This was contained in a statement issued by Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman who is the director of army public relations.

The statement read: “Troops of 3 Battalion, 22 Brigade Nigerian Army on Operation LAFIYA DOLE averted a disaster on Sunday 24th September 2017 when on routine patrol they discovered and safely detonated an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) planted near the Internally Displaced Persons’ camp in Rann, Kala Balge Local Government Area of Borno State by suspected Boko Haram terrorists long ago. 


“The IED which was carefully concealed and planted about 300 metres to the camp, was discovered and safely detonated by the Explosive Ordinance Device (EOD) team of the unit.”

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