Army Alerts Terrorists Disguise As Vigilantes And Hunters To StrikeFeatured, Latest News, News Tuesday, June 28th, 2016
By Mustapha Abdul Salaam
BORNO, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Nigerian Army has alerted the public that suspected Boko Haram terrorists have devised another techniques to strike and escape out of the Sambisa forest in Borno, North East Nigeria.
It said in a statement posted by Defence Headquarters that the suspects “after being smoked out of Sambisa forest, in their desperation to wreak havoc on innocent Nigerians and to remain relevant” devised the new “tactics of dressing like vigilantes or hunters to deceive unsuspecting members of the public of their true identity”.
The Military cited the case of Kuda-Kaya village in Madagali community of Adamawa State where a group of Boko Haram terrorists, dressed like vigilantes and opened fire on elated people.
Defence has in view of the new tricks by the suspected insurgents advised members of the public to be wary of unsubscribed services or presence of vigilantes or hunters in their neighbourhood in order not to ignorantly harbour killer gang in their midst.
Residents were also urged to be security conscious and report any strange movement within their localities to the appropriate authorities.
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