Notorious Boko Haram kingpin meets waterloo

Posted by News Express | 27 April 2016 | 2,959 times

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Troops of 7 Brigade, 8 Task Force Division, have killed 7 Boko Haram terrorists including a notorious kingpin popularly known as the Albani of Monguno, the Nigerian Army announced on Tuesday night.

Acting Director of Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, said the success was achieved during clearance operations started on Monday in which the troops cleared Boko Haram hideouts ahead of Gratte in Kukawa Local Government Area of Borno State.

“The troops also recovered 2 Vehicles, 7 motorcycles 1 AK-47 rifle, 2 Boko Haram terrorists hoisted flags, 3 vehicle tyres, 1 vulcanizing machine, 1 solar panel and bundles of chewing stick (Aswaki), which the terrorists believed has spiritual and medicinal values,” Col. Usman said.

“It is gratifying to report that the troops’ morale remains high as they dominate the general area with a robust fighting patrol in continuation with the clearance operations,” he added.


Source: News Express

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