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Army reports rescue of more women, children

23 September 2015, 20:49

Abuja - The Army has announced the rescue of 241 women and children during operations against Boko Haram terrorists in the Borno State.

Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, Acting Director Army Public Relations, also reported the arrest of an alleged terror kingpin, Bulama Modu, as well as other 42 suspects.

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This follows operations leading to the troops cleared two Boko Haram terrorists camps at Jangurori and Bulatori villages.

Usman said to further confirm earlier reports about the terrorists abandoning their commanders and burying weapons, one Mohammed Modu led troops to where he buried his AK-47 rifle at Jangurori village.

He said apart from arms and ammunitions, bows and arrows were recovered from Bulama Modu, the kingpin.

“He confirmed that the terrorists also gave him a horse to enhance his deadly pursuits,” said Usman.

Usman said similarly, the gallant troops arrested one suspected Boko Haram terrorist, Aji Gambo, at Wudla village who revealed that the Boko Haram terrorists that attacked Kirawa and Kolofata in the northern part of Cameroon were from Dara Jamel village Nigeria, where they had an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) factory.

He further stated that the suicide bombers and the IED were prepared by Abdulrahaman Alkali Isa, Ba’ana Hisuba and Alkali Isa Karami, natives of Dara Jamel.

Usman said the suspect disclosed the perpetrators had fled to Sumbulum village.

- CAJ News


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