Troops Capture 2 Top Boko Haram Commanders In Potiskum (Photos)

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Ground troops attached to Sector 5 of 27 Task Force Brigade, 3 Division, in conjunction with Civilian JTF from Maiduguri, on Thursday apprehended a suspected Boko Haram terrorist, Ibrahim Jagwal, aged 38 at Gishiwa Dabua area of Potiskum, Yobe State.

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The suspected terrorist who turned out to be the Ameer of the Boko Haram terrorists at Tumbin Gini, Abadam Local Government Area of Borno State, also led the team to Garejin Audu in Potiskum, where another terror suspect, Audu Ahmadu, (alias Condemned) aged 45, was arrested.

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This is contained in a statement issued on Friday by the Acting Director Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman Kukashka.

The statement read: The Nigerian military made further progress in its fight against Islamist group, Boko Haram yesterday, June 16.

Suspected Boko Haram mechanical engineer,
Suspected Boko Haram mechanical engineer,

Troops of Sector 5, 27 Task Force Brigade, 3 Division, in conjunction with the civilian JTF from Maiduguri arrested a suspected terrorist, Ibrahim Jagwal, aged 38 at Gishiwa Dabua area of Potiskum, Yobe state.

The suspected terrorist who turned out to be the Ameer of the Boko Haram Terrorists at Tumbin Gini, Abadam Local Government Area of Borno State, also led the team to Garejin Audu in Potiskum, where another terror suspect, Audu Ahmadu, (alias Condemned) aged 45 years, was arrested same day.

Suspected Boko Haram member, Ibrahim Jagwal
Suspected Boko Haram member, Ibrahim Jagwal

Preliminary investigation confirms that Audu Ahmadu is a Boko Haram Engineer who specializes in repairs of automobiles for the Boko Haram terrorists group. It was further confirmed he was at the garage to repair 2 vehicles. The vehicles were recovered by the team, while the suspects have been taken into custody for onward movement to Joint Interrogation Centre.

In a related development, troops of 156 Task Force Battalion, 29 Task Force Brigade carried out clearance patrol yesterday. The patrol team came in contact with Boko Haram terrorists near Abalam, South West of Alagarno forest. The team engaged the terrorists who fled due superior fire power.

The troops pursued them and discovered that they left behind 7 men, 13 women and 27 children that were held hostage at Gemri village. The patrol team also recovered 4 Dane Guns, 3 Bows and 5 packs of arrows containing 114 arrows.

The terrorists camp was destroyed while the rescued persons have been moved to Maiduguri Internally Displaced Persons Camp.

Thank you for your kind and usual cooperation.

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