Abuja - Troops have killed an unspecified
number of alleged Boko Haram insurgents following operations to block the
terrorists’ logistics corridor in Borno State.
The area is around the Kekeno-Mile in Gudumbali.
Troops from 5 Brigade Quick Response Force (QRF) carried
out the operation, Acting Director of Army Public Relations Colonel Sani
Kukasheka Usman, said.
He said the troops had intensified operations to clear
the remnants of Boko Haram terrorists.
The Army spokesman said Boko Haram terrorists suffered
"heavy casualties" and some escaped with gunshot wounds during the
The troops recovered 13 motorcycles and 1 170 litres of
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Meanwhile, troops of 119 Task Force Battalion conducted
fighting patrol to deny Boko Haram terrorists fishing activities around Lake
Usman also disclosed the troops of 157 Task Force
Battalion arrested a suspected Boko Haram terrorists’ spy.
He has been identified as Mallam Goni.
"The 55 year old suspect claimed he transports fish
for the terrorists along Fish Dam and Cross Kauwa," Usman said.
The spy is currently under interrogation at the
7 Multinational Joint Task Force Brigade Garrison.
- CAJ News