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Boko Haram spy slain in Borno

05 July 2016, 19:18

Abuja - The patrol team of 157 Task Force Battalion, 7 Brigade has ambushed and killed a suspected spy for the Boko Haram terrorists at Barwati village in Kukawa Local Government Area of Borno State.

Confirming the report, Acting Director Army Public Relations Col Sani Kukasheka Usman, said the slain suspect was on a reconnaissance mission to infiltrate the troops’ position.

He was killed while trying to gain entry into military location.

Also read: WATCH: Boko Haram finally surrenders

Usman said the team recovered an AK-47 rifle, 59 rounds of 7.62mm (Special) ammunition, a 40mm x 46mm BGL2 grenade, a bandolier and three AK-47 rifle magazines from him.

The Army spokesman added that the troops had intensified vigilance and high level of alertness as they continued with efforts to clear the remnants of the Boko Haram terrorists in their area of responsibility.





- CAJ News


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