BOKO HARAM: TROOPS ARREST BOKO HARAM LANDMINES SPECIALISTS.
The Army said in Friday that its troops prosecuting the war on terror have arrested five Boko Haram terrorists who specialize in planting IEDS (explosives) on route used by troops for patrols while five women and a child were rescued in the North East.
A statement from Army HQ said, “Following information provided by an arrested suspected Boko Haram terrorist, Lawan Abbai, troops on Operation Lafiya Dole yesterday morning carried out mine and Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) clearance at Gombori which was along the troops main supply route.
“The troops located and recovered 2 heavy IEDs buried in the ground by suspected remnants of Boko Haram terrorists.
“In the process of recovering the deadly IEDs, the troop’s intercepted 4 fleeing suspected Boko Haram terrorists that alleged that were on their way to surrender to troops.
“On preliminary investigation, they were identified as confirmed Boko Haram terrorists members planting IEDs along troops routes by their arrested colleague, Lawan Abbai.
“Additionally, the troops rescued 5 women and a baby from Boko Haram terrorists at the same general area.”