Nigeria says thwarts Boko Haram plans to attack British and U.S. embassies - Reuters

Nigeria says thwarts Boko Haram plans to attack British and U.S. embassies  ReutersLAGOS (Reuters) - Nigeria's state security agency said on Wednesday it had thwarted plans by Boko Haram militants linked to Islamic State to attack...

Nigeria says thwarts Boko Haram plans to attack British and U.S. embassies - Reuters
Nigeria says thwarts Boko Haram plans to attack British and U.S. embassies  Reuters

LAGOS (Reuters) - Nigeria's state security agency said on Wednesday it had thwarted plans by Boko Haram militants linked to Islamic State to attack the British and United States embassies in the capital Abuja. The Department of State Services (DSS) said it arrested five suspected members of the Islamist militant group based in Benue state, in the country's middle belt, between March 25 and 26. "The group had perfected plans to attack the UK and American Embassies and other western interests in Abuja," it said in an emailed statement. The security service said another suspected Boko Haram me...