JTF Kills 7 Suspected Boko Haram Members in Maiduguri

Reports  from Borno state said the joint security task force members have   killed 7 people  suspected to be members of the Boko Haram sect in Maiduguri,the capital.

This  onslaught against the sect came a day after telecommunication  masts of GSM service providers MTN,Airtel and others came under attack  in several states in the Northern part of the country  .

The sect reportedly claimed responsibility  for the attacks on the telecoms companies which  it accuses of  cooperating with the security forces to track their members’ lines.

The Inspector General of Police ,M D Abubakar yesterday ordered  a 24 -hour surveillance of  telecoms installations across the country in the aftermath of the  attacks.