15 February 2016

Nigeria: Camerounian Troops Hand Over Suspected Terrorists to Nigerian Military

Photo: Monde Kingsley Nfor/IRIN
(file photo).

Abuja — The Camerounian armed forces has handed over to the Nigerian military several suspected members of the Boko Haram terrorist group.

The Director of Army Public Relations (DAPR), Col. Sani Usman in a statement yesterday, said that the "cooperation with our neighbours have brought renewed vigour and is yielding fruitful result in the fight against the Boko Haram terrorists".

For instance, Usman said, apart from recording tremendous success, troops of 26 Task Force Brigade, have married up with Cameroonian forces for joint operations in Kirawa junction.

He said: "Although they have not met any of the terrorists in the axis of advance, they rescued 8 men, 36 women and 68 children in the area.

"To further consolidate on the cordial relationship, the Commander of Cameroonian 1st Battalion, paid courtesy call on his counterpart, the Commanding Officer of 121 Task Force Battalion in Pulka. The visiting unit assisted with the demining of a section of the road between Kirawa Junction to Pulka and handed over two suspected Boko Haram terrorists to the Nigerian unit."

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