Abuja - Nigerian troops of the 153 Task Force
Brigade, 5 Brigade have killed 58 suspected Boko Haram terrorist at Musari
village in the restive Borno State.
A soldier has killed during the anti-terror operations.
Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col Sani Kukasheka
Usman confirmed the development.
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“In continuation with the clearance of the remnants of the
Boko Haram terrorists, troops of 153
Task Force Brigade, 5 Brigade on Monday had an encounter with terrorists
at Musari village,” said Usman.
“During the clearance operations, a soldier paid the supreme
price, while the troops killed 58 terrorist and recovered 2 hand grenades, 52
motorcycles, several bags of foodstuffs such as beans, onions, sweet potatoes
and guinea corn, as well as cartons of fish,” Usman added.
Borno, in the northeast of the West African country, is
worst affected by the Boko Haram crisis that has claimed the lives more than 20
Over 2 million have been displaced.
- CAJ News