Metro Nigerian Army Arrests 2 Soldiers Working With Boko Haram in Adamawa - See Photos

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Two soldiers suspected to be working with Boko Haram terror group have been arrested by the Nigerian Army in Adamawa.

At a press conference held yesterday February 9th, the acting spokesperson of the Nigerian Army, Colonel Sani Usman, disclosed that the soldiers, 13NA/ 70/10183 Sapper Eric Nwokorie and 13NA/70/10263 Sapper Macauley Fortune, were arrested at Yola motor park in Adamawa state with some unauthorized explosive materials.

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"Last Sunday 7th February 2016, two of our Explosive Ordinance Device personnel attached to 143 Battalion, 13NA/ 70/10183 Sapper Eric Nwokorie and 13NA/70/10263 Sapper Macauley Fortune were arrested at Yola park with the following unauthorised military items: 1 Smoke grenade, 2,136 live rounds of 7.62 (Special) ammunition, 50 live rounds of 7.6mm (NATO) ammunition, 5 magazines of AK 47 rifles, 2 Browning Machine Gun live rounds of ammunitions. Others include, 1 Axe, 1 Cutlass, 1 Jack knife, 9 Jungle hats, 11 pairs of Camouflage (9 Desert and 3 woodland green), 4 Military Pullovers, 1 Black beret, 1 Green beret, 1 Pair of number 7 dress, 2 General Duty belt, 12 Army T-shirts, 2 Rain Coats, 2 Water bottles, 1 Pairs of Rain boot and 5 Pairs of Desert boots", he said.

Usman also announced that some Boko Haram members were recently killed in Kekeno, Kukawa Local Government Area and also in Budumri village while their hostages were set free.


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