Information reaching 247ureports.com through a source stationed in the Nigerian north western State of Borno indicate that the Joint Task Force [JTF] carried out an operation that began late night of yesterday [December 2, 2012] lasting into the early morning hours of today.
The raid by the agents of the JTF was reported to have netted the JTF a high target kill. According to the source who spoke on the telephone from the field, a top boss of the Boko Haram was gun down in last night’s operation.
The identity of the Boko Haram official was said to be Abdukareem Ibrahim and two his commanders. They were killed after four hours of gun battle. His hideout was discover around Damboa in Maiduguri after a tipoff. A bounty was placed on his head by JTF.
Yesterday morning, gunmen believed to be operatives of Boko Haram burnt churches and security posts as they rampaged Borno. Ten people were reported beheaded.