- Soldiers of the Nigerian Army in Borno have intercepted some women believed to be wives of Boko Haram terrorists
- The news of the interception was released by Brigadier General Texas Chukwu, the director Nigerian Army public relations
- Chukwu said the women are being interrogated by men of the force
Brigadier General Texas Chukwu, the director Nigerian Army public relations on Saturday, April 21 announced that troops of 25 task force brigade, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, while on clearance patrol intercepted three women and children.
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Chukwu reported that the women, when being interrogated, confessed of being wives of Boko Haram terrorists who escaped from Mangusun during the ongoing, massive clearance operation in the area by military men.
The brigadier general further said that the women are currently in military custody and preliminary investigations are still underway. Chukwu in his report urges the news to be passed across to all parts of the country.
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com reported that the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) issued a red-alert on Thursday, March 15, as it warned residents of Borno state against an impending attack by the Boko Haram terrorist group using vehicles loaded with explosives.
NAIJ.com gathered that the police said the planned attack may result in heavy casualty if it succeeded since the insurgents were suspected to be targeting strategic locations of the city that were densely populated.
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