The Nigeria army has uncovered several bomb-making factories in Borno state, army spokesman, Sani Usman said in a statement.
He said the Boko Haram terrorists have been producing improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in the factories.
“As the battle to clear the remnants of Boko Haram terrorists intensify, Nigerian army troops carrying out mop up operations as well as search and rescue drills have discovered several bomb making factories belonging to Boko Haram terrorists in Borno state,” the statement read.
“Troops of 7 Division Strike Group Team B on clearance operations of the remnants of Boko Haram terrorists at Kumshe made startling discoveries of Improvised Explosive Device (IED) making factories replete with some equipment.
“Recall that last Tuesday the Nigerian Army’s 33 Artillery Brigade, said it arrested 4 persons suspected to be Boko Haram terrorist’s spies that include the one that carried out surveillance on the Madalla church before it was bombed,” Usman said.
He listed three names of the men who have been carrying out surveillance mission for the terrorists on target for suicide bombings or attacks.
The suspects are Victor Moses, Abubakar Shettima, and Umar Sadiq Madaki.