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Sunday, 3 May 2015

Boko Haram Food Supplier Nabbed, Fleeing 260 Escapees Sheltered -Army Chief

Nigerian military claimed to have nabbed a man believed to be one of the major food suppliers to the embattled Boko Haram insurgents in the northeast part of the country.The defence headquarters spokesman, General Chris Olukolade  disclosed this to NUJ Europe on Sunday.
The Army chief said the vendor who has been undergoing interrogation is a man who specialises in supplying fuel and food to terrorists was on Sunday morning nabbed in DabanShata in the suburbs of Baga.
According to Gen. Olukolade the "Military intelligence had been trailing him (BH food supplier) till he got trapped on Sunday morning. Presently undergoing interrogation."
"Troops on patrol yesterday located 260 women and children in the outskirts of Chalawa in Adamawa, held up trying to escape from terrorists." He said
"They (260 Women and Children) have now been conveyed back to their various communities in Madagali after undergoing security profiling"
"Several terrorists died in an encounter with troops who caught up with them as they fled prior to recovery of the 260 women and children."
"Some terrorists managed to escape with varying degrees of gun shot wounds. Those captured now being interrogated by intelligence officers."
"A member of the vigilante group serving as guide to the troops was wounded. The operation in Sambisa Forest continues."
The Army spokesman concluded.
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