NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 07 October 2017

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States)

02 October

Gunmen ambushed an administrative convoy carrying food to bases in the vicinity of SASAWA, MAFA LGA, BORNO State killing 4 soldiers

Elements of 159 TF Bn detained a suspected Boko Haram terrorist Abbas ABUBAKAR who allegedly operates around KANGARWA and MALLAM FATORI

Elements of 158 TF Bn, 8 TF Div conducted a fighting patrol in the vicinity of FUTCHIMIRAM Village, GEIDAM LGA, YOBE State encountered 5 x enemy, engaging them and killing 2 and capturing 2 x magazines, 36 x 7.62mm (AK), 1 x grenade, 2 x motorcycles, military style uniforms, 2 x mobile phones, motorcycle spare parts, dry cell batteries, 2 x pairs of sandals and N6,000.00

03 October

ONDO State Police Command paraded a suspected Boko Haram member Bashir MOHAMMED who was arrested in ISUA-AKOKO, AKOKO SOUTH WEST LGA, ONDO State who claimed to have relocated from NASARAWA State to ONDO to join his junior brother and to have been a Fulani herdsmen before joining the sect 2 years ago

04 October

Elements of 151 Bn and 202 BN on Op Deep Punch 2 conducted coordinated separate ambushes on suspected enemy along FIRGI-PULKA Road in BAMA LGA, BORNO State around 10.00am, capturing 1 x GPMG, 1 x motorcycle and some UXO (which was safely detonated). Pursuing the enemy they killed 1 enemy and recovered 6 x bundles of zinc

A suspected PBIED escorted by 2 gunmen disguised as IDPs attempted to infiltrate an unspecified IDP camp via a barrier. They were engaged by elements of 22 Bde around 6.05pm causing the PBIED to detonate killing the suspects. Troops recovered 2 x AK 47, 2 x magazines and ammunition

The military released 752 women, children and elderly men from GIWA Barracks, MAIDUGURI, BORNO State out of 760 cleared by the Joint Intelligence Centre (JIC) to the care of the BULUNKUTU State Rehabilitation Centre

06 October

Elements of the MSTs ambushed suspected enemy gunmen as they attempted to enter the SAMBISA Forest from MAYANTI Village, BAMA LGA, BORNO State at 10.45pm killing 2, wounding several and capturing 2 x bags of maize

Situation North West (Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi, Sokoto and Zamfara States)

02 October

Members of IMN held ASHURA processions in KADUNA, KADUNA State along KADUNA Western Bypass ending at 8.00am without incident

Members of IMN held ASHURA processions in SOKOTO, SOKOTO State ending at 11.00am without incident. Other marches were held in KATSINA, DAURA, MALUMFASHI, KANKIA, DUTSINMA, FUNTUA, ZARIA, GORONYO, DABAI, KUDAN, KANO, SULEJA, MINNA, AZARE, GADAR GAYAN, BAUCHI, GOMBE, LAFIA, JIBIYA, GUMEL, JOS, JAHUN, SHINKAFI, ILLELA, BODINGA, BIRNIN KEBBI, DAMATURU, DUTSEN WAI, JALINGO, KAURAN NAMODA, YABO, DUTSE, YOLA, POTISKUM, TALATA MAFARA, GASHUA, TSAFE, YAWURI, KAZAURE, RINGIM, MALAM MADORI, BICHI, HADEJIA, GUSAU, MASHI, BATSARI, GIDAN ROUMJI, DASS, KUTAMA, SABON BIRNI, GWADABAWA, GADA, KWARE, WAURU, GOBIR, ISA, DAGAUDA and ZURU

04 October

The NPF paraded suspected kidnappers and armed bandits at JERE Divisional HQ, KADUNA State following raids on suspected hideouts in which 1 x woman and 3 x men were rescued, 11 suspects were arrested and 3 x AK 47, 72 x 7.62mm (AK) rounds, 3 x locally made weapons, cutlasses, charms and sticks were recovered. The suspects are accused of attacking passengers on the BIRNIN GWARI-FUNTUA, BIRNIN GWARI- KADUNA, ABUJA- KADUNA and KADUNA-KANO Roads

Situation North Centre (Abuja FCT, Bauchi, Benue, Gombe, Kogi, Kwara, Nasarawa, Niger, Plateau, Taraba States)

03 October

Justice John TSOHO withdrew from the trial of Abu Musab AL BARNAWI et al at the Federal High Court, ABUJA, FCT, following an application by the defendant for the case to be transferred on the alleged grounds of bias

Gunmen ambushed a car in the vicinity of JIMGBE, near Salem University, LOKOJA along AJAOKUTA-LOKOJA Road around 7.00pm, shooting and wounding one man and abducting another a KOGI State Magistrate Judge Sam UNWUCHOLA. The kidnappers have demanded a N!00m ransom

05 October

Gunmen ambushed vehicles on the ABUJA-JOS Road in the vicinity of HAYIN KIBAU, PLATEAU State, the robbery was interrupted by the convoy of KANO State Governor Abdullahi GANDUJE, which scared off the gunmen and assisted the 6 victims

The UK Minister for the Armed Forces Mark LANCASTER visited UK forces providing training and support to Nigerian forces, including members of the British Military Advisory and Training Team (BMATT), Liaison and Support Team in the North East and 707 Special Bde in MAKURDI, BENUE State

06 October

Gunmen robbed and abducted a female Youth Corper in UDEGE Development Area, NASARAWA State around 1.00pm. the victim was beaten but later released

Situation External Forces

02 October

2 x PBIEDs detonated in MOZOGO, MAYO TSANAGA Department, EXTREME NORD Region, killing themselves and 1 other person

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