In an offensive operation to clear Boko Haram terrorists enclave around Kwatarha and Torikwaptir general area of Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno State, a notorious Boko Haram commander that had been wrecking havoc among the communities was gunned by our troops on Monday afternoon.
During the operation 4 other terrorists were believed to escape with gun shot wounds. An AK-47 rifle was recovered from him.
In a related development, troops of 3 Division have arrested a suspected Boko Haram kingpin, Alhaji Tijjani Usman Damagum.
He was tracked down and arrested at Damagum town, Yobe State yesterday.
Damaguum has led Boko Haram members on various attacks especially in Yobe State.
The suspect is currently undergoing interrogation with a view to arraign him soon.