OP RESTORE ORDER SITREP- Week Ending 23 November 2013

Situation Friendly Forces:

17 November:

  • 2 vehicles were destroyed and 3 motorcycles captured by element of 7 Division supported by the NAF in KAGA LGA, BORNO State as part of the ongoing operation to clear the highways of insurgents. The motorcycles were allegedly used for spying.
  • The curfew in YOBE State has been amended to restrict movement from 10.00pm to 6.00am daily from 6.00pm to 6.00am.

18 November: A snap VCP along the KANKARA-SHEME Road, KATSINA State captured 2 insurgents heading to ZAMFARA State. 2 AK 47 rifles, 4 magazines and 68 rounds of 7.62mm ammunition were captured along with a Nissan Sunny car

19 November:

  • Using information gathered from the interrogation of the suspects captured at the KATSINA-SHEME Road VCP, a cordon and search operation was conducted at 6.30am in GAYAWA Village, UNGOGO LGA, KANO State recovering 2 AK 47 rifles, 5 magazines and 91 rounds of 7.62 ammunition. 2 insurgents were killed
  • 1 policeman and 3 insurgents were killed in an insurgent attack on a police station in BODUJE Town, KWAMI LGA, GOMBE State. The small arms attack took place around 2.00am with but was repelled by the NPF.

20 November:

  • BORNO State Deputy Governor Zannah MUSTAPHA has appealed to the Federal Government to set up a base at GAMBORU-NGALA on the NIGERIA/ CAMEROUN border whilst receiving the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Azubuike IHEAJIRIKA in his office
  • The DSS announced the arrest of 5 suspected members of Boko Haram in KOGI State. The suspects are Dr Muhammad Nazeef YUNUS (Arabic and Islamic Studies Lecturer in KOGI State University, AYINGBA, KOGI state), Umar MUSTAPHA (said to be the cells head of Operations), Munzir Mustapha YUSUF aka ‘Habib’ (allegedly the cells armourer and Chief courier), Ismail ABDULAZEEZ (foot soldier) and Ibrahim ISA aka ‘One in Town’. The cell was allegedly planning violent attacks in Igalaland and were discovered when 2 cell members were arrested in ZUBA in the vicinity of ABUJA FCT on their way to BORNO State for weapons training. All except the Dr YUNUS admitted a certain level of involvement and implicated the lecturer.
  • The House of Representatives in the National Assembly unanimously approved the motion to extend the state of emergency in ADAMAWA, BORNO and YOBE states for 6 months following detailed briefings from the Service Chiefs
  • 6 charges have been brought against Abdul OBADIKI for his part in a small arms attack on Deeper Life Church, LOKOJA, KOGI State killing 20 people. The case has been adjourned until 12 December 2013 for arraignment

21 November: there have been 11 convictions of Boko Haram members in the past year according to the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister for Justice Mohammed Bello ADOKE (SAN)

Situation Enemy Forces:

18 November: insurgents have attacked farmers in the vicinity of BALGE and UMBA Villages, KONDUGA LGA, BORNO State killing 9 civilians and setting fire to 20 farms and a number of residential houses.

21 November: insurgents killed 6 people, 3 of whom who were reportedly members of the Civilian JTF in KASUWA GWARI, JIMETA-YOLA, ADAMAWA State

23 November: approximately 30 insurgents mounted in 3 Toyota Hilux pickup trucks and motorcycles killed 12 civilians in SANDIYA Village, DAMBOA LGA, BORNO State, stole and unknown number of vehicles and burnt several houses. An unknown number of civilians were injured.

22 November: 4 people suspected of bombing the UN Headquarters in the Federal High Court, ABUJA on 20 August 2011, Salisu MOHAMMED, Inusa MUKAILU, Danzumi HARUNA and Abdulsalami ADAMU have been ordered to file their defence within 21 days and adjourned the case until 22 January 2014. They are charged with 4 counts under Section 96(a) of the Penal Code and that Terrorism Prevention Act 2011. 23 people were killed and 75 wounded in the attack, the suspects pled not guilty

Situation Other Forces:

18 November: the Police in BORNO State have begun an investigation into the alleged killing of 8 Fulani Herdsmen in TUMBUN GINI MALLAM FATORI ABADAM LGA on 5 November by vigilantes who mistook them for insurgents.

Situation External Forces:

20 November: Governor of CAMEROUN’s FAR NORTH Region Governor Fonka Awa AUGUSTINE states that CAMEROUN is in full collaboration with NIGERIA and has stepped up cooperation since a French priest was kidnapped in Northern CAMEROUN last week

Statistics

Table 1 Casualties

 

Killed

Wounded

Missing/ Detained

NPF

1

0

0

NA

0

0

0

Total NSF

1

0

0

Vigilantes

0

0

0

Insurgents

5

??

Male:  

7

Female:

0  

Civilian

24  

??

0  

 

Table 2 Captured insurgent equipment

Rifles

 

Pistol 9mm

  Ammo

IEDs

Vehicles

Motorcycles

RPGs

Cash

 

4

0

159

0

1

3

0

0

 

Table 3 Captured Security forces equipment

Rifles

 

Pistol 9mm

  Ammo

IEDs

Vehicles

Motorcycles

RPGs

Cash

 

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

Table 4 Insurgent incidents

Insurgent Incidents

 

IED

Vehicle IED

Suicide IED

Small Arms

Small arms+IED

Other wpns

Theft

Kidnapping

0

0

0

3

0

0

0

0

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About peccavi

A Nigerian with interests in defence, security, geopolitics, the military particularly small unit tactics, COIN, stabilisation and asymmetric warfare
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