Friday, May 23, 2014 5:48 pm
Katsina – Soldiers on Friday confirmed the killing of two suspected Boko Haram members in Katsina State.
The Commanding Officer of the 35 Battalion of the Nigerian Army in Katsina, Col. Alhassan Gerema, made the announcement while speaking with newsmen in Katsina.
He said that troops raided a house at Filin-polo Quarters in Katsina, following a tip-off.
The commander said that two suspected Boko Haram members died during the operation and that one other member was captured.
Witnesses said that troops surrounded the hideout of the terrorists and exchanged fire with the suspects.
NAN reports that residents have vacated the area, following the incident.