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How Nigerian Military Nabbed Gombe Bomb Suspects

Posted: Jun 10, 2015 at 7:18 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)


Director of Defence Information, Maj. Gen. Chris Olukolade, on Tuesday disclosed that Nigerian troops fighting terrorists in the North-East arrested two suspects in connection with the bombing at the Gombe Line Motor Park, Gombe State, in November, 2014.

The suspects, the military said, were arrested after a shootout  in Gombe on Sunday.

“The two suspected high-profile terrorists were eventually arrested following surveillance and intelligence operations that tracked them to a checkpoint at Bajoga in the state,” Olukolade said.

According to the Defence spokesman, one of the suspects was wounded during the shootout and is now receiving treatment at a military medical centre. He also noted that authorities were interrogating the suspects in he course of more investigations.