Troops Nab Boko Haram Terrorists Logistics Elements In Dikwa [Photos]

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Following a tip off about suspected Boko Haram terrorists’ activities on Wednesday morning, troops of 22 Brigade embarked on a patrol to Ajiri and Antul villages, South East of Dikwa along Dikwa-Gulumbagana road, Borno state.

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5 Boko Haram terrorists were arrested comprising 3 adults and 2 minors.
5 Boko Haram terrorists were arrested comprising 3 adults and 2 minors: (photo credit: Facebook)

During the mop up operation, the troops arrested some Boko Haram terrorists, suspected to be in charge of logistics at Dikwa.

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Confirming the apprehension in a statement, the Acting Director Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, said:

“The patrol made contact with Boko Haram logistics elements, who specialised in using the 2 villages as base for food storage and other logistics, before moving them to Bama and then to Sambisa forest.

“In the encounter, 5 Boko Haram terrorists were arrested comprising 3 adults and 2 minors.

“The under aged male children were dressed in new Boko Haram uniforms, earlier reported. The troops recovered 1 truck, 2 Golf cars painted in mud, 4 bicycles and 3 x 5kva power generating set, as well as 55 bags of corn.”

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