Abuja - Troops have rescued more than 300
hostages, killed 63 suspected terrorists and intercepted three suicide bombers
within this week.
Theatre Deputy Commander, Major General Lucky Irabor,
disclosed the breakthrough in Maiduguri on Friday.
“Our troops conducted a fighting patrol at Afe, Kudiye, Souma,
Dikwa Mijigeta, Mida villages of Borno state. During the operation our troops
come in contact with Boko Haram terrorist at Kudiye and Mijigete were 370
hostages were rescued and brought to IDP camp in Dikwa and three rifles and 41
motorcycles were destroyed.”
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Irabor said the troops also cleared some Boko Haram hideouts
in Wala, Tirkopytir and Durubajuwe in Gwoza local government area, where they
recovered GMPG, locally made Dane gun and a grinding machine.
In Huyum in Askira/Uba Local Government Area, he said, the
terrorists sighting troops abandoned their families, which include five women
and 12 children currently undergoing interrogation.
Irabor said the troops also intercepted three suspected
suicide bombers trying to infiltrate Maiduguri, along Maiduguri Mafa checkpoint
of Borno State.
- CAJ News