JTF kills 4 Boko Haram suspects in Yobe

Location of Yobe State in Nigeria Joint Task Force (JTF) on Sunday said it has killed four suspected members of extremists group Boko Haram in the latest crackdown on the terrorist group.

According to a statement by spokesman for JTF in Damaturu, Lieutenant Lazarus Eli, the operation was carried out on Saturday in the city of Potiskum.

“Four of the suspected terrorists were killed in the encounter. One policeman attached to the JTF lost his life and a soldier sustained injuries,” he said.

“Fifty-nine persons were arrested during the operation for interrogation,” he also said, and a cache of arms, ammunition and explosive devices were recovered.

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