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2 Boko Haram Commanders Killed, 8 Members Arrested

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2 Boko Haram Commanders Killed, 8 Members Arrested

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Sept 21, 2012 – Two Boko Haram Commanders Killed, 8 Members Arrested

Soldiers on Thursday Sept 20, 2012 confirmed the death of 2 top Boko Haram commanders during a fierce gun-battle in Maiduguri, Borno state.

According to Lt Col. Saqir Musa, 8 suspected Boko Haram members were also arrested in a similar incident.

“We killed two top commanders of Boko Haram in a shootout outside the city on their way to Damaturu (capital of neighbouring Yobe state) where they planned to attack some military and civilian targets,” he told AFP.

“We recovered a car, five mobile phones and weapons from the terrorists,” “Eight Boko Haram terrorists are now in our custody from raids we carried out in some parts of the city,” Musa said.

We learnt the 8 suspected Boko Haramists were arrested as they were planning to carry out deadly attacks in other violate states.

He further stated the commanders were arrested after a tip-off on the intending attack on civilian & military targets in Yobe.

On Monday, a suspected spokesperson for Boko Haram & a top official were killed in Kano.

The sect’s spokesman, Abul Qaqa and a field commander for Abuja, Kogi & Kaduna were shot in a shootout.

Qaqa died on the spot while the field commander died of gunshot wounds later in the hospital.



  1. Evang Okereafor Felix

    September 21, 2012 at 2:52 AM

    good job guys, God will see you through.

  2. Abari Attah

    September 21, 2012 at 3:13 AM

    that is good I like it in that way.

  3. Adams Bitrus Eldy

    September 21, 2012 at 3:40 AM

    Keep it up JTF, God is your strenght.

  4. Isaac Ifeanyi Zuma

    September 21, 2012 at 5:41 AM

    God bless my you all..

  5. Syndicate ogechi

    September 21, 2012 at 7:03 AM

    one by one

  6. Owoyemi Ayomide

    September 21, 2012 at 7:20 AM

    Maximum security is the solution to our problem.

  7. Owoyemi Ayomide

    September 21, 2012 at 7:26 AM

    Its only GOD

  8. Kenneth ogazi

    September 21, 2012 at 7:31 AM

    Let them go and take de own share of virgine in as de prophect promise them nonsense.

  9. Odoh Thomas

    September 21, 2012 at 8:15 AM

    Now God is answering our prayers. the bible says the wicked will not go unpunished. Kudos to our able security men. May God continue to guard you and protect you as you engage in securing the lives of other Nigerians.

  10. Armstrong Adikwu

    September 21, 2012 at 9:27 AM

    Accept haramist repent or they will face d full wrath of God.

  11. Quineth Onyedinma

    September 21, 2012 at 9:34 AM

    I know that when God starts his intervention, it will be like a dream. To God be the glory. This sect will surely be a story of the past.

  12. Amos

    September 21, 2012 at 10:00 AM

    Thank God

  13. JP(zionist)

    September 21, 2012 at 10:57 AM

    More power to your elbow guys.

  14. Apex okpeh

    September 21, 2012 at 12:48 PM

    hw cn we b sure?who kno whether they kil innocent pple claim dat they were boko haram since dead body no d tok,our security men are nt trust.let’s see whether there wil b no again if there top leader hav b killed n some arrested

  15. Peter Brown

    September 21, 2012 at 1:40 PM

    He who kills by sword shall die by the same sword. No bi me talk am but d holy book.

  16. Tracy Ammy

    September 21, 2012 at 4:26 PM

    oh God save ur children

  17. kamilu zainab omobolanle

    September 21, 2012 at 5:14 PM

    gud,may almight allah cntinue 2 guid u

  18. Chinny

    September 21, 2012 at 7:29 PM

    God is your JTF. Carry gooooooooo!

  19. Thankgod

    September 21, 2012 at 9:08 PM

    Nice job

  20. timmy tee

    September 21, 2012 at 10:06 PM

    nice that good’

  21. Quazeem yunus

    September 22, 2012 at 4:18 PM

    Al amdulillah, may Almighty Allah catch dem 1/1 like dat. Cus wht de r doing is not jihad.

  22. stanley loveday

    October 24, 2013 at 7:13 AM

    any pekin wey say e mama no sleep mak him ready bcos him 2 no go sleep, god dey bring dam out

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