- Nigerian army says troops neutralised 2 Boko Haram terrorists in Bama local government area of Borno state
- Troops also discovered an Improvised Explosive Device along Bama-Aulari road which was safely detonated
- A suspected physically challenged Boko Haram terrorists’ informant, Mr. Audu Usman was also arrested in one of the troops' operations
Two Boko Haram terrorists have lost their lives after they came in contact with men of Nigerian army at Feri-Feri and Tashan Goto axis in Bama local government area of Borno state.
The army recovered two bicycles and three wheel barrows after neutralizing two of the terrorists.
Nigerian army made this known on Sunday, September 24 on their Facebook page.
The statement read: "On Friday 22nd September 2017, based on confirmed information, 202 Battalion, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, dispatched 2 ambush teams towards Feri-Feri and Tashan Goto axis in Bama local government area of Borno state.
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"Both teams came in contact with suspected Boko Haram terrorists trying to cross and dealt decisively with them by neutralizing 2 terrorists and recovered 2 bicycles and 3 wheel barrows.
"The teams also canalized suspected Boko Haram terrorists while trying to circumnavigate the ditch at Shetimari, causing them to flee into the bush with gunshot wounds as traces of blood were seen during exploitation."
Similarly, the troops on Saturday, September 23, discovered an Improvised Explosive Device along Bama-Aulari road which safely detonated by the Explosive Ordinance Device team attached to the patrol team
"At about 9.00am on Saturday 23rd September 2017, troops of 201 Battalion, 21 Brigade Nigerian Army while on fighting patrol in conjunction Mobile Strike Team 21.
"It was however safely detonated by the Explosive Ordinance Device team attached to the patrol team."
In a related development, troops of 7 Brigade Garrison on 20th September 2017, arrested a suspected physically challenged Boko Haram terrorists’ informant, Mr. Audu Usman at Doron Baga, northern Borno state.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that the federal government of Nigeria through Abubakar Malami the attorney-general of the federation and minister of justice, announced the resumption of the trial of suspected terrorists.
The trial, which was suspended since the annual vacation of judges across the country began in July, according to the Malami will continue on October 9.
“All is now set to begin the arraignment of suspected Boko Haram suspects in various detention facilities in the country.”