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Monday, 27 February 2017

We have Arrested 3 Boko Haram Suspects - Nigerian Army



The Nigerian army has disclosed that it has arrested 3 foreign terrorists that belong to Albaranawi faction, in Gombe, Gombe State.

The Nigerian army who arrested the 3 Chadian terrorists suspects; Bilal Muhammed Umar,
Bashir Muhammed and Muhammed Maigari Abubakar, in conjunction with elements of Department of State Services (DSS), further disclosed that during the operation,
one of the suspects, Bilal Muhammed Umar attempted to escape and was shot on the leg. He was however apprehended and is receiving medical treatment.



Here's the official press statement from the Nigerian Army headquarters;

"NIGERIAN ARMY, DEPARTMENT OF STATE SERVICES ARREST FOREIGN TERRORISTS
Today afternoon, Nigerian Army troops in conjunction with elements of Department of State Services (DSS) after painstaking effort of tracking arrested 3 suspected Chadian Boko Haram terrorists that belonged to Albaranawi faction, in Gombe, Gombe State.

The 3 Chadian terrorists suspects, Bilal Muhammed Umar, Bashir Muhammed and Muhammed Maigari Abubakar were arrested at Arawa and Mallam Inna Areas of Gombe metropolis. They were reported to be members of Albarnawi faction of the Boko Haram that operates in Chad and mostly northern part of Borno State but came to Gombe State for another heinous assignment.

During the operation, one of them, Bilal Muhammed Umar attempted to escape and was shot on the leg. He was however apprehended and is receiving medical treatment.
The terrorists were also arrested with Improvised Explosive Device (IED), materials that they could have coupled and attack parts of the State.

The suspects are in custody undergoing preliminary investigation.
You are kindly requested to disseminate this information and the photographs to the public through your medium."
Thank you for your kind cooperation.
Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman
Director Army Public Relations.

The terrorists were also arrested with Improvised Explosive Device (IED).

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