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Troops Repel attack on Katarko Village Yobe State, arrest Boko Haram Informant

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Troops Repel attack on Katarko Village Yobe State, arrest Boko Haram Informant By Amos Odhe

Troops Repel attack on Katarko Village Yobe State, arrest Boko Haram Informant By Amos Odhe

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Troops Repel attack on Katarko Village Yobe State, arrest Boko Haram Informant By Amos Odhe

By Amos Odhe.

Troops of Sector 2 Joint Task Force OPERATION HADIN KAI yesterday Thursday 8 July 2021 nabbed a notorious Boko Haram/ ISWAP informant, carrying out espionage activities on troops in the general area of Katarko village of Yobe State. The gallant troops also repelled an attack on Katarko village.

During preliminary investigation, the informant identified as Abor Kawu confessed to have monitored and disclosed troops’ location and movements to the terrorists. He also revealed that more Boko Haram collaborators were deployed in the general area to spy on the troops. Following this revelation, troops of Sector 2 have been placed on red alert and effort is ongoing to unravel the network of informants within the general area.

Commending the troops of Sector 2 for their vigilance and tenacity, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt Gen Faruk Yahaya charged them to flush out Boko Haram/ISWAP elements in the area. The COAS also urged law abiding citizens to continue to avail troops with credible information to enhance their operational efficiency in order to flush out criminal elements who are concealed in the commuities.

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