7 suspected terrorists killed in northern Nigeria

7 suspected terrorists killed in northern Nigeria
# 08 September 2012 01:42 (UTC +04:00)
Baku-APA. Nigeria’s Operation Restore Order said on Friday it had shot dead seven suspected terrorists in the troubled northeastern city Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State, APA reports quoting Xinhua.

They announced the killing in a statement issued by its spokesman Lt.-Col. Sagir Musa in Maiduguri.

Musa said the action started with a search for a suspected hideout of the terrorists in Gwange, Maiduguri.

The troops conducted a cordon and search operation in Gwange junction, but as the search went on some suspected terrorists opened fire on the troops leading to an exchange of fire that killed seven of them, he said.

Musa added that 13 other suspects were arrested after the incident.

No casualty was recorded on the part of the joint task force, the military spokesperson added.
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