DSS thwarts plan to attack US, UK embassies in Nigeria

The Department State Services (DSS) on Wednesday it had foiled plans by Boko Haram militants linked to Islamic State to attack the British and United States embassies in the capital Abuja.DSS has arrested five suspects alleged to have perfected plans to attack the United States and United Kingdom embassies in Abuja.

A statement, Wednesday by DSS official Tony Opuiyo said the Service busted the ISIS linked Boko Haram members based in Benue State and the FCT.

He said: “The group had perfected plans to attack the UK and American Embassies and other western interests in Abuja.”

He added that: “during the operation to thwart this plan, five key suspects, namely: Isa Jibril, Jibril Jibril, Abu Omale Jibril, Halidu Sule and Amhodu Salifu, were arrested.”

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