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Army operations kill more terrorists

17 February 2016, 16:14Emeka Okonkwo

Abuja - The Army said it had arrested two notorious terrorists during an operation that has led to the killing of four of the insurgents’ colleagues in Borno State.

During continued its offensive operations of destroying all Boko Haram terrorists remaining camps and enclaves around Alagarno and Sambisa forests, the troops reported killing two Boko Haram terrorists and captured two alleged insurgents named as Mustapha Busuru (50 years old) and Usman Abubakar (56) at Dole village.

The soldiers brought down all Boko Haram terrorist flags hoisted in the village and destroyed them. They also recovered two vans, 40 motorcycles, improvised explosives making devices (IEDs), stockpile of foodstuffs and fuel dump.

Also Read: Troops rescue hundreds after Borno operations

The troops of 81 Battalion and 251 Task Force Battalion patrol team also recovered horses and donkeys said to be used for transportation by the terrorists.

Meanwhile, in response to a distress call of an attack by Boko Haram terrorists on Kuda village, troops of 143 Battalion encountered suspected terrorists, killing two and wounding several others.

Three soldiers and four locals sustained injuries.

Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, Acting Director Army Public Relations, said both military and the wounded civilians were receiving treatment at the unit’s Regimental Aid Post.

- CAJ News


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