The Defense Headquarters in Abuja has revealed how Nigerian military men gained entrance into the home of a Boko Haram kingpin reportedly killed during a shootout in Kaduna, the capital of Kaduna State on Sunday, 6 July, 2014.
Sahara Reporters, quoting a senior military officer, stated that the security operatives had to dig a tunnel to gain entry into the home of the Boko Haram kingpin before he was killed in an exchange of gunfire at his home located in the Kinkinau area of Kaduna town.
According to the report, the military officer disclosed that the Islamist kingpin and a few lower level terrorists had fled Boko Haram’s violence-prone northeast to different locations before arriving in Kaduna where they resettled with their families.
* The rented house of Boko Hama’s kingpin in Kaduna
It was gathered that terrorist kingpin and his cohorts had adapted themselves into their community in Kaduna before they were discovered and their eventual death.
The unnamed source informed that the deceased had started gathering guns and explosives-manufacturing ingredients before security agents traced them to their location based on vital information revealed by Boko Haram militants under military detention.Read more
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