A Bofors FH77B 155mm field howitzer of the Nigerian Army Corps of Artillery
NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA
July 24, 2013
The Nigerian Army has uncovered a live bomb at the construction site of the proposed 344 Artillery Regiment at Ezillo in the Ishielu Local Government Area of Ebonyi.
This is contained in a statement from
Capt. A.M. Sa’ad of the Nkwegu Military
Cantonment, Abakaliki. The statement said the regiment was being constructed on the disputed land
between Ezza and Ezillo communities
that had claimed more than 50 persons. “The bomb was discovered during
supervision of the project located on the
ever-busy Abakaliki-Enugu expressway,’’
it said It said the bomb would be detonated where it was found.
The statement urged members of the
public to go about their businesses and
not to be frightened as the detonation
was for the safety of all.