JTF, Boko Haram in overnight gun battle In Sokoto
…Pregnant woman, two kids released
Members of the Joint Task Force (JTF) over the night in Sokoto, capital of Sokoto State, engaged members of Boko Haram in a fierce gun battle that lasted several hours.
At least one member of the sect was killed and another captured by the JTF. The task force also released one pregnant woman and two children believed to have been abducted by the insurgents.
Pointblanknews.com gathered that six bombs, six AK-47 rifles and three pistols were seized by the JTF in the gun duel that happened in Unguwar Dare section of the town.
The gun battle coincided with the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan during which all Muslims of age are expected to fast and live in abstinence.