Troops nab terrorists planting bombs along Army’s main supply route

Posted by News Express | 12 August 2016 | 2,064 times

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Following information provided by an arrested suspected Boko Haram terrorist, Lawan Abbai, troops on Operation Lafiya Dole on Thursday, carried out mine and Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) clearance at Gombori, which is along the troops main supply route. The troops located and recovered two heavy IEDs buried in the ground by suspected remnants of Boko Haram terrorists.

The Nigerian Army disclosed this in a statement issued by its Acting Director of Public Relations, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman.
“In the process of recovering the deadly IEDs,” the statement read, “troops intercepted four fleeing suspected Boko Haram terrorists who claimed that they were on their way to surrender to troops.
“On preliminary investigation, they were confirmed to be Boko Haram terrorists who were planting IEDs along troops’ routes. Additionally, the troops rescued five women and a baby from Boko Haram terrorists at the same general area.”
Photo shows the suspects.

Source: News Express

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