Abuja - Troops of the Nigerian Army have gunned
down two suspected female Boko Haram terrorists who attempted to carry out an
attack some refugees fetching water at a facility in Borno State.
Acting Director of Army Public Relations, Col Sani Kukasheka
Usman, confirmed the internally displaced persons were fetching water at a
borehole located about 3 kilometres from Monguno town along Marte Road when the
suspected insurgents sought to pounce.
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The third suspected that followed a different route
reportedly died after she detonated some distance before troops deployment
along the same road.
Usman said troops have cordoned off the general area and
imposed restriction of movement into Monguno while they the general area and
make it safe.
Monguno was in the news in January 2015 when the Boko Haram
took over the town, leading to thousands fleeing. The army reclaimed the area a
- CAJ News