Nigerian Army says Boko Haram has new forms of identification

Troops of 22 Brigade Garrison and elements of 3 Battalion of Nigerian Army that went out on long range fighting patrol to Gima village in Ngala Local Government Area on Monday made a startling discovery: Boko Haram terrorists now have new means of identification.

Colonel Sani Usman, acting director, Army Public Relations who said this in a statement revealed that the patrol came in contact with some elements of the Boko Haram that started escaping in disarray on sighting the team.

Usman said the troops were able to apprehend two terrorists in their new styled uniform of green colour and use of ropes on their legs and necks. This is a new development in the ongoing clearance operations of the remnants of the Boko Haram terrorists in the north east.

He added that the patrol team recovered one Isuzu Canter lorry which found concealed with grasses, five motorcycles and two bags of guniea corn. Other items recovered include 3 Dane guns, a Solar panel, 3 bows and arrows.

The arrested terrorists are currently being interrogated to further assist in the clearance operations.