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Boko Haram: Troops kill 3 terrorists, recover IEDs in Borno

Boko Haram: Troops kill 3 terrorists, recover IEDs in Borno

Director of Public Relations and Information (DOPRI), Air Vice Marshal (AVM) Olatokunbo Adesanya, who made the disclosure in a statement yesterday, said the suspected terrorists were hit while gathering in a building at Bogumeri. -Gen. Sani Usman, said troops engaged the insurgents at Miyanti Darel Jamel and Sabsawa axis of the state.

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen Tukur Buratai had in August issued a 40-day ultimatum to the Operation Lafiya Dole Theatre Command to capture Shekau, but he failed to do so when the deadline expired.

Rogers Nicholas, a Major-General, has been announced as Ibrahim's replacement. "I can confirm the appointment".

Attahiru, who took over from Major general Leo Irabor, was at different times, Director of Administration, Defence Headquarters and General Officer Commanding, GOC, 82 Division, Enugu.

Usman said: "It is true that a new commander has been appointed for Operation Lafiya Dole".

Recall that Major General Lucky Irabor is now the Force Commander of the Multi-national Joint Taskforce fighting to clear Boko Haram, cross border bandits and other criminal elements in the Lake Chad Basin Commission countries.

More news: Duterte declares CPP, NPA as terrorist organizations

Ibrahim is expected to resume as Deputy Chief of Policy and Plans at the Army Headquarters.

"During the encounter, the troops neutralized 3 Boko Haram terrorists trying to cross between Tangos".

The month after, a group of geologists and technologists from the University of Maiduguri were ambushed by Boko Haram insurgents at Magumeri area of Borno state.

It was reported that two suicide bombers attacked Biu in southern Borno on Saturday and killed 18 persons in the town's main market.

Again, four female suicide bombers attacked the Muna Garage area of Borno State sometime in November, killing 14 persons and injuring many others.


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