Army, Department of State Services arrest foreign terrorists

Hajia Sani, Omolayo.A

The Nigerian Army troops in conjunction with elements of Department of State Services (DSS) after painstaking effort of tracking, have arrested 3 suspected Chadian Boko Haram terrorists that belonged to Albaranawi faction, on Sunday, in Gombe State.
The 3 Chadian terrorist suspects, Bilal Muhammed Umar, Bashir Muhammed and Muhammed Maigari Abubakar were arrested at Arawa and Mallam Inna Areas of Gombe metropolis.
They were reported to be members of Albarnawi faction of the Boko Haram that operates in Chad and mostly northern part of Borno State but came to Gombe State for another heinous assignment.
During the operation, one of them, Bilal Muhammed Umar attempted to escape and was shot on the leg. He was however apprehended and is receiving medical treatment.
The terrorists were also arrested with Improvised Explosive Device (IED), materials that they could have coupled to attack parts of the State.
The suspects are in custody and undergoing preliminary investigation.