Report has it that; The terrorists strap explosives on the cows and then send them into populated communities before detonating the bombs.
A security officials says, Boko Haram is now using cows as weapons in destroying lives and properties.
The sect’s new strategy was revealed by the Coordinator of the National Information Centre (NIC), Mike Omeri during a press briefing on Thursday, December 4 2014 in Abuja,
New Telegraph reports. “Sometimes, they strap bombs around cows, and push them to settlements. That is why we have been calling for more vigilance and total collaboration and cooperation among citizens,” Omeri said.
“We urge all citizens to be patient, when you are subjected to searches and checks; it is something that we have to live with. It happens all over the world, especially when we are faced with what we have,” he added.
The terrorists (Boko Haram) are also believed to have resorted to using women for their attacks after a recent upsurge in bombings carried out by female suicide bombers in the troubled North-East.