Nine members of the Islamic terror group, Boko Haram were killed in a gun battle with JTF at Tudun Wada LGA, in Kano, while two were arrested alive.
The hoodlums went to Tudun Wada which is about 100 kilometers from Kano. They used explosives to blow up the police station in the area.
Brigadier-General Illyasu Abbah, the Brigade Commander of 3 Brigade,said that “Islamic fundamentalist group destroyed the DPO’s house, went to the police station and did the same. They also used explosives to blow up Unity Bank adjacent the police station”.
“On getting the information, security operatives mobilised, blocked Falgore, Jos and Kano axis because definitely, they came from Kano to operate and move back.
During the gun-duel, the JTF over-powered members of the sect who came in three cars, and recovered the arms and ammunition stolen from the destroyed police station.”
According PM News, The JTF recovered 600 rounds of 5.6 mm bullets, 176 cartridges of Pump Action gun, 147 rounds of 9mm bullets, two AK 47 rifles, three pistols, two assorted rifles, two smoke guns, 21 magazines, two dane guns, one Pump Action gun, six containers of Improvised Explosive Devices (IED), 70 Canisters of Tear Gas, one Lap Top, police uniforms and helmets.