Army ‘recovers’ camouflage of Shekau’s security guards
Published:12 Jan, 2017
The Nigerian Army says it recovered more items of suspected Boko Haram insurgents during a mop-up operation around Camp Zairo in Sambisa forest.
Lucky Irabor, theater commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, said this while briefing reporters in Maiduguri, Borno state capital.
Irabor said the items included a pair of black uniform with camouflage design often used by security guards of Abubakar Shekau in his videos.
“On January 5, at about 1000hrs, our troops conducted a mop-up operation around Camp Zairo general area and recovered additional Boko Haram terrorists’ items,” he said.
“They included a pair of black uniform with camouflage design on the edges, a précis on motar operation written in Arabic, one big size of the Qur’an, and 4 notebooks containing names of terrorists.
“The items also include a list of the terrorists locs, a list of IED materials and method of preparation and breakdown of quantities of arms and ammunition issued to their members.
“There were also some instructions written in Arabic and a small Boko Haram flag with Arabic inscription.”