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Published On: Mon, Jan 18th, 2016

Nigeria: Military warns Boko Haram terrorist smuggle IEDs as vendors

The Nigerian military has warned the public that the Muslim extremist Boko Haram group disguises themselves as fruit or vegetable vendors to move Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) around in order to unleash deadly attacks on the public.

All Africa published the statement made by the acting director Rabe Abubakar, detailing how the terrorist group uses disguises to smuggle IEDs within groceries to crowded areas.

Abubakar advised the public to be on the alert of this tactics by the terrorists and not to hesitate in reporting any suspicious persons to security agencies.

The Nigerian government insists Boko Haram has been effectively defeated, but have continued to carried out intermittent suicide bombings mostly in crowded areas.

Their name literally translate to “Western education is a sin” and is seeking an Islamic State with total control under Sharia Law.

Boko Haram logo   photo/Arnold Platon via wikimedia commons

Boko Haram logo photo/Arnold Platon via wikimedia commons

Read Mr. Abubakar’s statement below (via AllAfrica.com):

“In continuation with the sensitization of our citizens on the devilish strategy of the terrorists, the Nigerian Military authorities have discovered that the Boko Haram terrorists are determined to continue letting off bombs and have resorted to masquerading as fruits and vegetable vendors wheeling Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) as groceries into crowded areas.

“The terrorists now hide IEDs under vegetable wares in carts and wheelbarrows and move to crowded places where they detonate them for maximum casualties. The recent terrorists attack in the North East is a case in point.

“Having been effectively dislodged and decimated the BH terror group has begun some systematic isolated attacks mainly on soft targets in their desperation to remain relevant.

“The Defence Headquarters hereby advises the general public to constantly be alert to this latest terrorist tactics and to report promptly any suspicious persons or objects to the nearest security agency.

“While commending the general public and the media for their continuous support so far, all citizens are once again reminded that security is everybody’s concern therefore, they should join hands with the security agencies to eliminate the remnant of the terrorists.”

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