The Defence Headquarters has revealed that about 13,243 terrorists and their households have to date surrendered to troops within the North-East.
This was disclosed on Thursday by the Appearing Director, Defence Media Operations, Brig.-Gen. Bernard Onyeuko, whereas giving replace on navy operations throughout the nation in Abuja.
Onyeuko stated the surrendered terrorists comprise 3,243 males, 3,868 females and 6,234 kids, NAN reviews.
In line with him, the troops of Operation Hadin Kai have been aggressive within the battle in opposition to insurgency within the North-East.
He famous that many land and air operations performed in several places throughout the North-East theatre had diminished the operational capabilities of the insurgents with a number of of them being neutralised.
Onyeuko stated a number of others have been arrested alongside their informants and logistics suppliers, whereas extra terrorists have continued to put down their arms and give up to the troops with their households.
“A few of these feats have been recorded at Gwoza – Yamtake – Bita street, Gwoza – Farm Centre – Yamtake street, Mandara Mountain space in addition to Pulka and Hambagda cities, all in Borno.
“Cumulatively, throughout the interval, a complete of 29 terrorists have been neutralised and 13 terrorists together with their informants/collaborators and logistics suppliers have been arrested in the middle of the operations.
“Moreover, a complete of 38 assorted weapons and 968 rounds of various ammunition in addition to 48 rustled livestock amongst a number of different objects have been recovered.
“Thus far, a complete of 13,243 terrorists and their households comprising 3,243 males, 3,868 females and 6,234 kids, have surrendered to troops at completely different places within the North-East,” he stated.
Onyeuko disclosed that the Air Element of Operation Hadin Kai carried out air interdiction missions to foil Boko Haram Terrorists/ISWAP legal components’ assault on floor troops’ location at Aulari village in Bama space of Borno.
He stated that the encounter led to the destruction of three gun vehicles belonging to the terrorists and neutralised scores of their fighters whereas a number of others flee in disarray with various levels of accidents.
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