Friday, 12 July 2013

Boko Haram Commander Killed In An 8 Hour Gun Battle In Sokoto Yesterday!!!

Photo: Leadership
After an eight hour gun battle in Sokoto between the Boko Haram sect and a combined team of security forces including Soldiers and operatives of the the state security service; a top Commander of the Boko Haram popularly called Buwayye (meaning "The untouchable" in Hausa language) was killed while another was captured yesterday in an operation.
( I thought there is a cease fire in place?) The battle lasted from on Thursday and well past today.
The Security forces also killed and captured some terrorists including their wives and children. 11 people were also rescued. A resident Gidan Dare said they were forced to say their last prayers as all they could hear throughout the night was continuous gun shots. Continue to see list of items recovered:
Items recovered include:

1. 6 AK 47 Rifles
2. A pump action rifle
3. 13 Magazines of ammunitions
4. 7 explosive devices
5.  32 hi-watt (6f22) 9 r batteries for transistor radios
6.  An axe
7.  4 handsets
8.  66 sim cards
9.  3 memory cards
10.10 cartons of Orlando Milk
11. 56 detonator cables
12. 3 chargers
13. N76,685.00
14. 7017.62mm amunition rounds
15. 131Ed's
16. Abuja Plate Number (EL 295 ABJ)
17. 1 Wrist watch
18. A Holy Qur'an
19. A Prayer rosarry (tetsebi)
20. Arabic books

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