The Nigerian Army has confirmed a raid operation leading to the arrest of some suspected Boko Haram members in Kano State.

Captain Njoko Irabor, the spokesperson, 3rd Brigade Nigerian Army in Kano, on Sunday confirmed the operation to newsmen.

The suspected Boko Haram terrorists were said to have been arrested when the troops stormed Filin Lazio in Hotoro Area of Kano metropolis on Saturday evening to raid a mosque and some houses allegedly belonging to some Borno men that fled the troubled northeast due to the Boko Haram insurgency.

Captain Irabor said, “Yes, the operation has been carried out in the area and it will be a continuous exercise”.

However, the Army Spokesman promised to give details on the operation as well as on the number of suspects apprehended during the operation which lasted for more than an hour.


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