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Boko Haram Sect members arrested trying to enter Nigeria from Cameroon

Borno SEMA, in a statement issued on Saturday, July 1, 2017, said that 100 accomplices were also identified.

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Jihadists believed to be loyal to a Boko Haram faction that is recognised by the Islamic State group attacked a Nigerian military base 90 miles from Maiduguri play

Jihadists believed to be loyal to a Boko Haram faction that is recognised by the Islamic State group attacked a Nigerian military base 90 miles from Maiduguri

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The Borno State Emergency Management Agency has revealed that it arrested some Boko Haram fighters who were trying to enter Nigeria from Cameroon.

The agency, in  a statement issued on Saturday, July 1, 2017, said that 100 accomplices were also identified.

According to Daily Post, Ahmed Satomi said “At least nine Boko Haram insurgents and 100 accomplices were identified among 920 Nigerian refugees who returned from Marwa in Cameroon on Wednesday.

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“They were arrested during screening of the returnees at the (Nigerian) border town of Banki by security personnel.”

Meanwhile, troops waging war against Boko Haram have killed five members of the sect who were trying to steal food supplies in Borno state.

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