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Troops Kill Notorious Boko Haram Member, Arrest Kingpin (See Photos)

Read press statement from the Nigerian Army below;

In an offensive operation to clear Boko Haram terrorists enclave around Kwatarha and Torikwaptir general area of Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno State, a notorious Boko Haram terrorist that had been wrecking havoc among the communities was gunned by our troops on Monday afternoon.

During the operation 4 other terrorists were believed to escape with gun shotwounds. An AK-47 rifle was recovered from him.

In a related development, troops of 3 Division have arrested a suspected Boko Haram terrorists group kingpin, Alhaji Tijjani Usman Damagum.

He was tracked down and arrested at Damagum town, Yobe State yesterday.

A high profile Boko Haram terrorists’ group member, he has led Boko Haram members on various attacks especially in Yobe State.

The suspect is currently undergoing interrogation with a view to arraign him soon.

Thank you for your usual cooperation. Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman Acting Director Army Public Relations

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