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Boko Haram Soldiers arrest 2 senior terrorists in Yobe

The fleeing insurgents were arrested by troops in the Geidam area of the state, according to Army spokesperson, Sani Usman.

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Nigerian soldiers have arrested two senior members of Boko Haram in Yobe State, an official has said.

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau flanked by fellow terrorists. play

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau flanked by fellow terrorists.

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The fleeing insurgents were arrested by troops in the Geidam area of the state.

Abubakar Shekau in the middle, with other lieutenants. play

Abubakar Shekau in the middle, with other lieutenants.

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This was disclosed by Army spokesperson, Sani Usman via a statement.

People carry a banner with an image of Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau as they protest for the release of the abducted secondary school girls in the remote village of Chibok, along a road in Lagos May 12, 2014. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: CRIME LAW CIVIL UNREST POLITICS RELIGION) play People carry a banner with an image of Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau as they protest for the release of the abducted secondary school girls in the remote village of Chibok, along a road in Lagos May 12, 2014. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: CRIME LAW CIVIL UNREST POLITICS RELIGION)

 

Usman said further that the apprehended terrorists were currently being interrogated adding that two pick up vehicles were also seized from them.

The sect leader Abubakar Shekau, flanked by his subordinates. play

The sect leader Abubakar Shekau, flanked by his subordinates.

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He also denied reports that 150 people had been killed in a terrorist attack in the Kukuwa-Gari area of the state.

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