Information available to 247ureports.com indicates that Kano State may be under another heated gun battle between the men of Boko Haram and the Nigerian security forces. This is according to unconfirmed sources.
As gathered, the attacked was launched minutes to noon along Ring Road bypass in Hotoro, Kano city. Although details are still sketchy, it is believed that the attack came from the Joint Task Force [JTF] when they came across a suspected Boko Haram hideout. The men of the JTF took action to begin demolition of the structure believed to be a hide out for the Islamic group.
In the process, the Joint Task Force [JTF] reportedly engaged the Islamic group in a gun battle. Early reports indicate that 6 members of the group have been gunned down. The JTF immediately launched a House to House search in the immediate radius of influence.
In speaking with the JTF, Lt Col Iweha, it was confirmed that the men of the JTF “raided a suspected boko haram hideout, killed four and arrested some as well as recovered some ammunitions”