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Soldiers Raid Mosque In Kano, Arrest 10 Suspected Boko Haram Insurgents

About 10 suspected Boko Haram militants were reportedly arrested by troops of the Nigerian Army in Kano Saturday.

It was gathered that the troops arrested the persons when they stormed Filin Lazio in Hotoro area of Kano metropolis on Saturday evening and raided a mosque and some houses.

Sources in the area to Newsfocusng that the raid exercise was carried out while the Muslim faithful were breaking their Ramadan fast and that which send fears down the spine of the residents.

It was gathered that the mosque belongs to some Borno men that fled the troubled northeast due to the Boko Haram insurgency.

The troops, it was gathered, also took away some unidentified items from the surroundings of the mosque.

When contacted, the Army spokesperson, Captain Irabor promised to get back to newsmen by Sunday.

The raid happened on Saturday evening, when Muslim faithfuls were about to break their fast. The soldiers surrounded a mosque and took away some men inside the mosque.

Eyewitnesses report hinted that at least 10 people were taken away in the raid.

The mosque reportedly belongs to some people from Borno State who fled, due to the Boko haram insurgency, and settled in Kano.

Some unidentified items were reportedly taken away from the surroundings of the mosque by the security personnel.

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