Yobe - The Joint Task Force (JTF) in Yobe on Sunday said four insurgents had been killed and 59 suspects arrested in an operation in Yindiski area of Potiskum Local Government.
A statement by Lt. Eli Lazarus, JTF spokesman, stated that one policeman died and a soldier, who sustained injury, was receiving treatment. The statement said "four AK 47 rifles, one double barrel gun, 16 magazines and 380 rounds of ammunitions were recovered''. It said other items recovered in the operation included two gas cylinders and materials used for improvised explosive devices.
The statement urged the public to provide the task force with useful information on suspicious movements and persons in their locality. It assured the public that all information provided would be treated in confidence and would enhance response by the force.