SaharaReporters has been informed that Nigeria’s security operatives last night ambushed suspected Boko Haram members at a location in Bauchi State. The operatives recovered 11 AK 47 rifles, rockets, grenades and over 1000 rounds of ammunition. A military source who participated in the operations confirmed the development to SaharaReporters.
According to the source, one suspected Boko Haram member was killed and four were captured alive. He added that several other suspected members fled into a forest, with a combined team of operatives still trailing them.
The suspected sect members, who were traveling in several cars, were reportedly on their way to Azare town when the operatives ambushed them at Gidan Maiwa, in Ningi local government area of Bauchi along the Bauchi-Kano road.
“We got a tip that they were on their way to attack Azare town, and the information was accurate,” said our source. “We ambushed them and we got them in an area called Gidan Maiwa on Bauchi-Kano Road. On sighting us they opened fire and we did same on their cars. We killed one and captured four of them and recovered 11 AK 47, rockets, grenades and over 1000 rounds of ammunition.”