Five members of the dreaded sect, Boko Haram, were on Wednesday morning shot dead in Sokoto, Sokoto State by security operatives. A combined team of security operatives carried out the raid on the hideout of the Boko Haram sect in Bado Quarters in Sokoto metropolis. The team was made up of soldiers, police and Department of State Security Service operatives. The Boko Haram members were said to have engaged the security operatives in a gun duel. Sophisticated arms and ammunition were recovered from the hideout of the Boko Haram sect. Details later.