Nigeria: Be wary of unexploded IEDs, army warns north-east residents


The Nigerian Army has warned residents in the north-east to be wary of unexploded improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and ordnances “dotted around the region”.

In a statement sent to TheCable on Thursday, the army also charged citizens to be more security conscious to avert attacks from the Boko Haram insurgent group.

The army said while the continuous decimation of Boko Haram members by troops has weakened the group, it has “manipulatively concealed its weakness by callously employing the use of suicide bombers and other forms of improvised explosive devices (IED)”.

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Source: The Cable