Soldiers arrest mastermind of Jos, Zaria bombings

This was disclosed on Wednesday, July 8, 2015, by the Defence Headquarters via Twitter.

Nigerian soldiers on guard in one of Borno villages.

The Nigerian military has arrested the mastermind of the recent bombings in Jos and Zaria at a checkpoint in Gombe State.

The DHQ said:

“Troops have arrested a mastermind of the Jos & Zaria bombing at a checkpoint in Gombe following an operation by combined team of military & DSS operatives.”

The Jos bombings occurred on Sunday, July 5 and claimed 44 lives while 25 people were confirmed dead in the Zaria blast.

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