Soldiers kill terrorists, recover weapons in Borno


By Juliet Odey
The Nigerian Army says its troops have killed several suspected members of the Boko Haram terrorist group, recovered serveral stolen livestock in Borno State.
The soldiers from Sector 3 Operation LAFIYA DOLE, in conjunction with 82 Task Force Battalion, were said to be on a long range clearance patrol at Gesada village, in Guzamala Local Government Area Borno State, when they encountered the terrorists.
Brigadier General Chukwu explained that following a tip-off, the soldiers embarked on a long-range clearance and link up patrol in Gesada village.
According to him, this resulted in “the killing of many Boko Haram terrorists” in the village in Guzamala Local Government Area of the state.
The Army spokesman said that the insurgents met their waterloo when they came to the village to extort money and rustle livestock belonging to the villagers.
The Brigadier General said livestock and two AK 47 rifles were recovered and returned after proper screening and confirmation by the Bulama and Civilian Joint Task Force at Jentilo village in Kukawa Local Government Area of Borno State.


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