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Army intercepts trucks loaded with over 300, 000 live cartridges in Ogun

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The Nigerian Army, 81 Division have intercepted three trucks loaded with over 300, 000 live cartridges on the Igbogila-Ilara area of Ogun.

This was revealed by the General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the division, Enobong Udoh, a Major-General at a news conference in Lagos.

According to Udoh, “The 81 Division Nigerian Army in conjunction with some security agencies on May 30 at about 2:58 a.m. intercepted three 5-ton trucks loaded with thousands of live cartridges.

“The live cartridges in boxes and cartons were carefully concealed in a wooden platform with metallic plates.”

In addition, he said the trucks were intercepted at Balogun Village on Igbogila-Ilara road, Ogun, State, with registration numbers Anambra AAH 409 ZV, Lagos BDG 782 XU and Lagos GGF 88 XU.

The GOC said that the drivers and their accomplices, on sighting the troops, abandoned their trucks and fled.