• Army destroys obsolete ammunition to averts repeat of Ikeja bomb explosion

    Army destroys obsolete ammunition to averts repeat of Ikeja bomb explosion

    The Nigerian Army Ordnance Corps said it has completely destroyed obsolete and unserviceable ammunition belonging to the Nigerian Navy, in a move to avert a repeat of 2002 explosion at the Ikeja Cantonment Ammunition Transit Dump (ATD).

    The ammunition destroyed includes Ottomat Missiles, Seacat Missiles, Aspide Missiles, Anti-Submarine Rockets, Torpedos, 500Ib Depth Chargers, 375mm Anti-Submarine Squids and other high caliber munitions.

    It was gathered that the munitions were a big threat to Lagos, especially communities located around the Navy Town, as the […]