Armed police operatives have arrested three Boko Haram fighters in a gun battle during a raid on their hideout in Kano metropolis.
Three members of the police team sustained injuries during the raid.
The raid carried out by the police special task force on the hideout at Gaya quarters in Ungogo local government area, on Sunday, followed an intelligence received by the police.
The state police commissioner, Rabiu Yusuf, addressing newsmen in Kano, said that one of the terrorists who escaped during the gun battle is a dismissed officer of the Nigeria Air Force.
Items captured from the hideout include an AK-47 rifle, an improvised explosive device, two sets of Air Force uniforms, a military boot, an I-pad and 49 rounds of ammunition.The female suspects Item seized from suspected terrorist