The Nigerian Army on Tuesday, June 12 introduced that no fewer than 23 members of the terrorist group, Boko Haram, have been killed in villages within the Lake Chad area and weapons had been additionally recovered.
In line with a press release issued by the Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Texas Chukwu, the terrorists had been killed throughout an operation carried out by troopers within the Lake Chad area on Monday.
He nevertheless mentioned a few of the insurgents escaped with gunshot wounds. The operation, he disclosed additional, was carried out by troops of 153 Process Drive Battalion along with the assist of its Cameroonian Defence Forces counterpart.
A number of the gadgets mentioned to have been recovered had been six AK 47 rifles, two FN rifles, eight AK 47 rifle magazines, 33 rounds of seven.62 mm NATO ammunition, one hyperlink of seven.62mm NATO and two bikes.
ARMY NEUTRALIZES 23 BOKO HARAM TERRORISTS, RECOVER WEAPONS
Troops of 153 Process Drive Battalion along with components of Cameroonian Defence Forces whereas on clearance operation on 11 June 2018, encountered Boko Haram terrorists. pic.twitter.com/ReapW0dKTA
— Nigerian Army (@HQNigerianArmy) June 12, 2018