Department of State Services Raises Alarm, Says Terrorists Planning To Attack Worship Centres During Eid-El-Kabir

Written by on June 23, 2023

The Department of State Services (DSS) has said terrorists are planning to attack worship and fun centres during Eid-el-Kabir. The DSS spokesman, Dr Peter Afunanya, made the statement on Thursday.

Afunanya enjoined operators and patrons of public places, including markets and malls to be watchful and report any suspicious movements and persons to relevant security agencies.

He said the service had recovered primed Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) from suspected terrorists during a joint operation by the department and its sister security agencies.

He added that the operation along Abuja-Keffi Expressway in Keffi Local Government Area of Nasarawa State led to the arrest of a suspected gunrunner, adding that 486 rounds of 7.62 x39mm calibre ammunition, 22 primed IEDs, N31,500, and one Volkswagen Golf car were recovered during the operation.

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