- Many members of the Boko Haram sect have been killed by troops of the Nigerian Army
- The Army also recovered 147 livestock stolen by terrorists
- The success was recorded in two different operations by troops in Jentilo and Gesada villages of Kukawa and Guzamala local government areas in Borno
The Nigerian Army killed many members of the Boko Haram terrorists group on Wednesday, September 5, the Army spokesperson, Texas Chukwu said. Also, 147 livestock were recovered from fleeing terrorists in Borno state.
Chukwu said the insurgents were killed and the recovery made during two separate operations by troops of the Nigerian Army in Jentilo and Gesada villages of Kukawa and Guzamala local government areas in Borno.
He said the troops of Sector 3 Operation ‘Lafiya Dole’, in conjunction with 82 Task Force Battalion, on clearance operations, killed the insurgents when they (insurgents) tried to extort money and rustle livestock belonging to the villagers.
Chukwu further explained that some of the items recovered from the terrorists include 147 livestock and two AK47 rifles.
According to Chukwu, the troops returned the livestock to the owners after proper screening and confirmation by the district head and Civilian Joint Task Force personnel.
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com previously reported that some members of the Boko Haram terrorist group hijacked a commercial bus in Maiduguri, Borno state.
The terrorists also kidnapped about 20 passengers on board the commercial vehicle on Wednesday, September 5.
A witness said between 10 and 20 passengers, including his uncle and some women were among those abducted by the terrorists.
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