Abuja - Boko Haram terror group members are reportedly using new uniforms.
Army Spokesperson, Col. Sani Kukasheka Usman, said troops of 22 Brigade Garrison and elements of 3 Battalion that went out on long range fighting patrol made the discovery Gima village in Ngala Local Government Area, Borno State.
“The patrol came in contact with some elements of the Boko Haram that started escaping in disarray on sighting the team,” said Usman.
He said however, they were able to apprehend two terrorists in their new styled uniform of green colour and use of ropes on their legs and necks.
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“This is a new development in the ongoing clearance operations of the remnants of the Boko Haram terrorists in the north east,” said Usman.
In addition, the patrol team recovered a lorry carrying motorcycles and bags of corn.
Other items recovered include Dane guns, a solar panel, and bows and arrows.
The arrested terrorists are currently being interrogated to further assist in the clearance operations.
Boko Haram gunmen usually dress in military uniforms and are masked.
- CAJ News