Military Killed 34 Boko Haram Terrorists, Freed 338 Captives

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By Sadiq Umar, Abuja – The Nigerian troops said it has killed 30 suspected Boko Haram members in their Bulajilin and Manawashe villages’ camps, along Bita and Damboa road at the fringes of Sambisa forest, Borno.

Combatant troops in operation
Combatant troops in operation

The troops also killed another four who were on a suicide mission in Adamawa, North Eastern Nigeria while it rescued 338 persons from the terrorist’s camp.

A release by the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) said Wednesday put the breakdown of the captives who were freed as 8 males; 138 females and 192 children, all already evacuated to Mubi in Adamawa State.

it added that arms and ammunition were recovered including: 1 General Purpose Machine gun and 2 Dane guns, 150 rounds of 7.62mm (NATO), 6 boxes of 7.62mm (NATO) and 3 cutlasses.

The Military also confirmed that troops ambushed and killed 4 suspected Boko Haram terrorists on a suicide bombing mission to Gubula, Madagali Local Government Area, Adamawa State.

DHQ indicated apart from 2 AK-47 rifles which was recovered, troops also found some Unexploded Ordinances (UXOs), mortar bombs and sum of N153, 385.

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