JTF says it recovered five thousand rounds of ammunition in Damaturu

the ammunitions were buried in a hideout in Kandahar area of Damaturu.

The Joint Task Force, JTF, in Yobe State on Tuesday said it recovered 5,207 rounds of assorted ammunition buried in a hideout in Kandahar area of Damaturu.

JTF spokesman, Lazarus Eli, said in a statement in Damaturu that the items were recovered on Monday during a search operation in the area.

He said two pistols, a rifle, three hand grenades and Improvised Explosive Devices were also recovered during the operation.

“The ammunition were lubricated to avoid rust, concealed in plastic cans and buried,” he said.

The spokesperson urged members of the public to report suspicious persons and materials in their areas. He restated the determination of the force to provide security to the people of the state

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