Abuja - The Army said it had arrested two
notorious terrorists during an operation that has led to the killing of four of
the insurgents’ colleagues in Borno State.
During continued its offensive operations of destroying
all Boko Haram terrorists remaining camps and enclaves around Alagarno and
Sambisa forests, the troops reported killing two Boko Haram terrorists and
captured two alleged insurgents named as Mustapha Busuru (50 years old) and
Usman Abubakar (56) at Dole village.
The soldiers brought down all Boko Haram terrorist flags
hoisted in the village and destroyed them. They also recovered two vans, 40
motorcycles, improvised explosives making devices (IEDs), stockpile of
foodstuffs and fuel dump.
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The troops of 81 Battalion and 251 Task Force Battalion
patrol team also recovered horses and donkeys said to be used for
transportation by the terrorists.
Meanwhile, in response to a distress call of an attack by
Boko Haram terrorists on Kuda village, troops of 143 Battalion encountered
suspected terrorists, killing two and wounding several others.
Three soldiers and four locals sustained injuries.
Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, Acting Director
Army Public Relations, said both military and the wounded civilians were
receiving treatment at the unit’s Regimental Aid Post.
- CAJ News