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Army kills 14 Boko Haram insurgents in Yobe

26 January 2016, 08:49

Damaturu - The Nigerian Army has killed 14 Boko Haram militants around Chirokusko Village in Tarmuwa Local Government Area in Yobe.State, reports Vanguard.

Two other insurgents were captured while several others ran away with gunshot wounds in the fierce gun battle between the troops and the militants.

One soldier, however, sustained a minor injury during the operation.

Also read: Army kills Boko Haram commander, 30 others

The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 3 Division of the Nigeria Army, Major General Mohammed Aliyu, who disclosed this on Monday, said the terrorists sneaked into the area and were about settling down when the army ambushed them following a tip-off from patriotic citizens.

He said 16 assorted weapons and ammunitions were recovered from the insurgents.

Read more at Vanguard.

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