Officials of the State Security Service (SSS) yesterday engaged some suspected terrorists in a gun battle at Borno Express Central Motor Park, located beside the SSS office along Kano-Jos Road, Maiduguri, Borno State capital. A grasshopper seller and one security official were killed in the process.
An unconfirmed report revealed that some of the suspects were arrested.
Also in Maiduguri, two persons suspected to be terrorists were arrested in their abandoned building hideout in Bulunbutu- Abuja area of the Borno State capital leading to the JTF operatives condoning off all routes linking the area.
A civilian was shot dead during the operation. Sources say two AK-47 rifles were found in the possession of the arrested suspects.