Abuja - Nigeria's Special Forces have arrested nine men suspected to be members of the ravaging Boko Haram sect.
Among the suspects arrested at Tumbu Gini, a border town with Chad, are seven foreign nationals.
Director of Defence Information, Brigadier General Chris Olukolade said the suspects were arrested as they tried to cross to Chad.
A man suspected to be the leader of the group of the alleged terrorists escaped with gunshot wounds.
Olukolade meanwhile condemned attempts being made by alleged insurgents and their collaborators to seek support from foreign nations.
“There is indeed no cause for alarm as the insurgents are actually in flight, necessitating their call for help from their foreign allies.
"The operation to put an end to the activities of insurgents is continuing and in line with overall plans for the nation’s security," Olukolade said.
- CAJ News