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Nigerian troops kill more Boko Haram fighters, arrest scores of informants

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Troops of Operation Hadin Kai have killed three Boko Haram terrorists and arrested lots of their fighters, informants and logistics suppliers in latest battles within the North East theatre of operation.

The Director, Military Public Relations, Brig.-Normal Onyema Nwachukwu, disclosed this in a press release in Abuja on Monday.

Nwachukwu defined that the troops of 151 Job Drive Battalion eradicated the terrorists in an ambush operation on their crossing level alongside Banki Junction – Miyanti street, whereas others escaped with gunshot wounds.

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In keeping with him, the troops had on July 15 arrested some suspected terrorists who surrendered to troops together with their households, whereas fleeing their enclaves, after a steady bombardment of their hideouts by troops of the Battalion.

He stated the escaping terrorists and their households have been arrested on the outskirts of Aza and Bula Daloye villages in Bama Native Authorities space of Borno State by troops of the Battalion on combating patrol at Miyanti and Darajamel.

He stated, “The arrested suspects comprised eleven grownup male terrorists, 5 grownup females and twelve kids.

“The troops additionally recovered 27 rounds of seven.62 mm (Particular) ammunition, three AK 47 rifle magazines and a black fragmental Jacket from the suspects. They’re at the moment present process preliminary investigations.”

Nwachukwu additional reported that troops of seven Division Garrison at the side of Civilian Joint Job Drive have on July 17, tracked and arrested Boko Haram informants and logistics suppliers at Lawanti and Gongolun Communities of Jere Native Authorities Space of Borno.

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The Military spokesperson stated the suspects had confessed to having been working as informants for the terrorists, whom they supply with info on troops’ actions, places, deployments, energy, the calibre of weapons and different actions.

He stated additionally they admitted to have equipped the terrorists with primary logistics for his or her every day survival, starting from Petroleum Oil and Lubricant (POL), medication, mosquito nets, kolanuts, recharge playing cards and foodstuff.

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