Nigeria, Oct. 25 -- Residents of Gbeganu, a neighbourhood in Minna, the capital of Niger State, were thrown into panic as a suspected member of the terror group, Boko Haram, engaged security operatives in a gunfight on Tuesday morning.

Security agents carried out an operation in the area to flush out the suspect but were fired upon by the suspected terrorist.

The security agents, however, prevailed as many AK47 rifles, about 3,000 live ammunitions, explosives, a rocket launcher and anti-aircraft rifle were recovered from the house, a security source who asked not to be named as they were not authorised to speak to the media on the matter, told PREMIUM TIMES.

A night watchman at a house in the community, Mubarak Abubakar, was reportedly...