Army’s shock find: Boko Haram members have uniforms

Army’s shock find: Boko Haram members have uniforms

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 7:34 pm


Captured Boko Haram members

Captured Boko Haram members

Troops of 22 Brigade Garrison and elements of 3 Battalion  that went out on long range fighting patrol  to Gima village   in Ngala Local Government Area of Borno state on Monday made a startling discovery: Boko Haram terrorists now have uniforms as new means of identification.

“The patrol came in contact   with some elements of the Boko Haram that started escaping in disarray on sighting the team”, said spokesman Colonel Sani Usman.

Some of the arms seized from Boko Haram

Some of the arms seized from Boko Haram

Smoking Boko Haram out of their holes

Smoking Boko Haram out of their holes

“However, they were able to apprehend two terrorists in their new styled uniform of green colour and use of ropes on their legs and necks. This is a new development in the ongoing clearance operations of the remnants of the Boko Haram terrorists in the north east.

“In addition, the patrol team recovered 1 Isuzu Canter lorry which found concealed with grasses,  5 motorcycles and 2 bags of guniea corn. Other items recovered  include 3 Dane guns, a Solar panel, 3 bows and arrows.

“The arrested terrorists are currently being interrogated to further assist in the clearance operations”, Usman added.


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