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Army no longer issuing surrender call to terrorists

28 October 2015, 18:09

Abuja - The Army will no longer issue out a warning to Boko Haram terrorists to surrender.

Instead, it will continue its raids on the terrorist group’s hideouts in the Northeast, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, Acting Director of Army Public Relations, said.

“Having appealed and given the terrorists final warning, we would like to state that from now on troops within bounds of respect for human rights and rules of engagement, we shall continue to decisively deal with Boko Haram terrorists until they are defeated,” he added.

Also read: Troops rescue 338, kill 30 terrorists at Sambisa

“Therefore, we are appealing for continued vigilance, security consciousness and above all cooperation with the military and security agencies to enable us successfully defeat the terrorists.”

On Wednesday, the Army reported the killing of 30 terrorists in the latter’s camps at Bulajilin and Manawashe villages along Bita and Damboa road at the fringes of  Sambisa forest.

Some 338 people that were held captive by the terrorists in the enclaves were rescued.

- CAJ News


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