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4 Boko Haram Commanders Killed By Joint Task Force In Maiduguri

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Dec 9, 2012 – 4 Boko Haram Commanders Killed By Joint Task Force, JTF In Maiduguri

Nigeria’s Joint Task Force (JTF) on Operation Restore Order has disclosed that it shot dead four suspected terrorist commanders of the Boko Haram group after an operation in Maiduguri.

JTF spokesman Lt.-Col. Sagir Musa announced this in a statement issued in Maiduguri.

He said the operation was sequel to last week’s killing of a notorious commander of the group, Abduulkareem Ibrahim, in Maiduguri by men of the task force.

“Following the killing of Abdulkareem Ibrahim a high-profile terrorist commander in a joint operation along Damboa-Biu road on Dec. 2, 2012, a follow up operations was conducted between 3 and 5 December based on additional information,” he said.

Musa said the operations were conducted at different parts of Maiduguri in areas identified as hideouts of the suspected terrorists.

“The operations were successfully conducted in Sabon Gari, Sabon Layin Gwange, Dala Sajeri, Sulemanti areas of the city among others.

“Four identified suspected Boko Haram sub-commanders, including two Improvised Explosive Device (IED) experts were killed in a shootout,” he said.

Musa said that two soldiers were injured during the operations.

“Five AK 47 rifles, one pistol, 11 AK 47 empty magazines, one G3 rifle, 176 assorted ammunitions, 24 assorted prime IED gas cylinders were recovered.

“Other items included 12 pieces of IEDs remote control switches, 16 assorted IED incendiary materials and chemicals among others,” he said.



  1. JohnMartin King

    December 9, 2012 at 12:19 PM

    Very good job! Tanks lt. Col. Keep it up, united, we can stop dem.

  2. daniel ifeanyi

    December 9, 2012 at 2:18 PM

    u ve dn well more kudoes 2 ur elbows.we need more of it.

  3. kefas john

    December 11, 2012 at 10:06 AM

    That is nice one there keep it up

  4. Ojo

    January 20, 2013 at 7:20 AM

    May God keep exposing de handy worke of evil doers.

  5. Prince Raphael Felix

    April 23, 2013 at 12:51 AM

    JESUS is LORD, they should know killing of Chistian n bombing of churches is not stoping of Christianity. JESUS is in right hand of the FATHER. He has all the power both in heaven n earth, He’s the word of GOD who prevail in all things. JESUS reign. Halleluyah.

  6. hart Eunice

    June 3, 2013 at 8:36 AM

    that’s good, God will fish them out one after the other.

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