Army Kills Boko Haram Commander, 18 Others In Borno

One of the Boko Haram commanders was killed along with 18 others as troops continue clean-up operations of terrorists’ camps in Borno state, the Army has said.
The clearing operation which is on-going across Borno state according to the Army Spokesman Col. Sani Usman “was carried out by elements of 22 Brigade Garrison at Dalore camp on Sunday in which they killed 19 Boko Haram terrorists among whom was Ameer of Dalore.”
He said, “The troops also captured 2 AK-47 Rifles, 1 Small Machine Gun and 1 Hand Grenade and recovered 4 pickup vehicles.”
The statement also added that “the troops rescued 67 hostages from the terrorists.”
Col. Sani Usman said the freed hostages are undergoing screening at Internally Displaced Persons camp in Dikwa.
He however regretted that during the operation, the troops’ Mine Resistant Anti-Personnel (MRAP) vehicle ran into an Improvised Explosive Device and had a damaged tyre.


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