JTF raids Boko Haram hideout in Adamawa, kills one arrest 156

JTF raids Boko Haram hideout in
Adamawa, kills one arrest 156
Security Operatives in Adamawa state
have killed one and arrested 156
suspected members of the Islamic sect
Boko Haram in a raid at their enclave in
Mubi Local Government Area of Adamawa
state official said on Monday.
The terrorist group reportedly engaged the
security operatives in a gun battle which lasted
close to an hour before they were subdued as
one of them was killed in the battle.
Addressing Journalists shortly after inspecting
the compound raided by the military Joint Task
Force (JTF) code named ‘Operation Restore
Sanity’, the commander of the 23rd Armoured
Brigade of the Nigeria Army, Brigadier General
John Nwaoga disclosed that the operation that
led to the break through by security men was
sequel to the recent clandestine activities and
destruction of GSM masts in Mubi by suspected
terrorists who had already claimed
responsibility for the dastardly act.
Gen Nwaoga, who was accompanied to the
press briefing by the Adamawa State
Commissioner of Police, Godfrey Okeke and the
State Director of the State Security Service
(SSS), Jaye Oba, said the raid has helped the
military intelligence to unravel the mystery
behind the protracted wave of shootings and
Bomb attacks in Mubi which shares its border
with Borno State.
Items recovered from the raid included ready to
use Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs)
Chemicals, Arms and ammunitions, over 500
dagger knives, 9 AK47, assault rifles, Locally
made pistols and rocket launchers.
Gen Nwoaga however, said the operation is
‘sweeping’ and assured that those arrested will
be decisively screened in order to free innocent

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