Troops arrest suicide bomber while trying to detonate explosives in Borno
Troops of the Joint Task Force attached to Operation Hadin Kai in the North East have captured one suicide bomber alive while trying to wreak havoc in Kasuwan Fara area of Borno State.
The soldiers, while conducting various offensive operations upon intelligence that identified terrorists’ hideouts, enclaves, camps, villages, forests, and mountains, also arrested 22 logistics suppliers to members of the Islamic State of West Africa Province terrorists.
Maj.-Gen. Musa Danmadami, the Director, Defence Media Operations, told journalists at Defence Headquarters, Abuja on Thursday, that the terrorists’ hideouts were thoroughly raided between May 18 and June 1 during the operation jointly conducted by the air component of the operation.
Danmadami listed Konduga, Abadam, Guzamala, Ngala, Bama, Dikwa, Gubio, Damboa, Jere, Kukawa, Magumeri, and Monguno LGAs of the state as some of the places the adversaries were being rooted out on a daily basis.