Abuja - Boko Haram fighters have again suffered a humiliating defeat at the hands of the Nigerian army after the troops launched an attack on fleeing terrorists escaping the combined clearance operations against insurgents from other neighbouring countries, Naij reports.
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The Nigerian army released an official statement saying that many Boko Haram terrorists had been killed with many escaping with gunshot wounds.
However eight soldiers and 2 civilian JFT were wounded in combat and were evacuated to receive proper medical attention.
News24 Nigeria reported that .24 Boko Haram members were arrested on Wednesday by the Multinational Joint Task Force.
Meanwhile President Muhammadu Buhari stated that his administration is committed to rebuilding Nigeria, including the Niger Delta region.
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- News24 Nigeria