Army Kill Seven Boko Haram Terrorists In Borno
The Nigerian Army said on Saturday that seven Boko Haram terrorists have been neutralized by troops during a clearance operation in Borno state.
Its spokesman Col. Sagir Musa said in a statement that troops also recovered arms from the terrorists.
He said there was no casualty on the part of Nigerian soldiers or members of the civilian JTF during the operation.
Col Musa said troops of 22 Brigade, 7 Division Nigerian Army(NA) on Operation Hard Strike in collaboration with some members of Civilian JTF, conducted the clearance operation along the deserted Fuye and Melere villages of Borno State where they had contact and serious battle with some Boko Haram terrorists at Gulwa.
The exchange of fire resulted in the extermination of 7 terrorists and recovery of 7 Rifles (6 x AK 47 and 1 x FN Rifle), Col Musa added.
Col Musa asserted that the “army is unwavering in its commitment and determination to end Boko Haram terrorism and any other form of insecurity in Nigeria, and will continue to sensitize and request members of the public to provide useful information to it and other security agencies for an effective and successful fight against the myriad of security challenges across the nation.”