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.
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.