An unspecified number of Boko Haram terrorists have been killed by the Nigerian Army in clearance operations in Borno State.
A statement signed by the Director of Army Public Relations, Brig. General Chukwu Texas also disclosed that a total of 147 animals rustled were recovered and returned to their owners.
Two AK47 riffles were also recovered from the operation.
The statement reads; “troops of Sector 3 Operation LAFIYA DOLE in conjunction with 82 Task Force Battalion following a tip off embarked on a long range clearance and link up patrol resulting in the killing of many Boko Haram terrorists in Gesada village, Guzamala Local Government Area Borno State.
“The terrorists met their waterloo when they came to the village to extort money and rustle livestock belonging to the villagers.
“Items recovered include Some livestock Two AK47 rifles
“Similarly, troops returned 147 livestock recovered from Boko Haram terrorists in Matasari village to their owners after proper screening and confirmation by the Bulama and Civilian Joint Task Force in Jentilo village of Kukawa Local Government Area”.