Boko Haram Kills 2, Injures 3 In Borno

Terror group Boko Haram/Photo: AFP
Terror group Boko Haram/Photo: AFP

By Ogbolu George

Members of the civilian joint task force (CJTF) have disclosed that they stepped on an improvised explosive device (IED) suspected to have been planted by Boko Haram terrorists, along Dikwa, Maiduguri road.

Ahmadu Kachallah, a member of the group, said they went out to arrest fleeing members of Boko Haram, who were suspected to be hiding among communities in Dikwa

”while coming back from our victorious trip, one of our vehicles stepped on IED. The vehicle belonging to members of CJTF Dikwa local government was badly damaged and we lost two of our members, while three others who sustained injury are currently receiving treatment at the state specialist hospital, Maiduguri,” he said.

Meanwhile, Kaka Lawan, the state Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, consoled the families of the CJTF.

He called on members of the CJTF not to deter in their zeal to free the state of bad elements fleeing military attacks and taking refuge in various communities.

Lawan said the government would take care of all those injured and also assist the family of the deceased.

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