Sunday, 26 February 2017

Nigerian Army Arrests 3 Foreign Boko Haram Terrorists in Gombe

The Nigerian Army troops in conjunction with elements of Department of State Services (DSS) has arrested 3 suspected Chadian Boko Haram terrorists that belonged to Albaranawi faction, in Gombe, Gombe State.

This is according to the Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman who narrated how the terrorists were nabbed.

He said "The 3 Chadian terrorists suspects, Bilal Muhammed Umar, Bashir Muhammed and Muhammed Maigari Abubakar were arrested at Arawa and Mallam Inna Areas of Gombe metropolis. 

They were reported to be members of Albarnawi faction of the Boko Haram that operates in Chad and mostly northern part of Borno State but came to Gombe State for another heinous assignment".


Brig. Sani explained that during the operation, one of them, Bilal Muhammed Umar attempted to escape and was shot on the leg, adding that "he was however apprehended and is receiving medical treatment".

"The terrorists were also arrested with Improvised Explosive Device (IED), materials that they could have coupled and attack parts of the State.

The suspects are in custody undergoing preliminary investigation" he added.




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