Military Troops Kill Large Number Of Boko Haram Terrorists In Maidugri

Military Troops Kill Large Number Of Boko Haram Terrorists In Maidugri

By Joy Abobi | News Reporter on January 25, 2015
Boko Haram Borno Sambisa Forest
Nigerian soldiers patrol in the north of Borno state close to a Islamist extremist group Boko Haram former camp on June 5, 2013 near Maiduguri. | Quentin Leboucher/AFP/Getty Images

A large number of terrorists who attacked Maiduguri on Sunday, January 25, 2015 have been killed by troops of the Nigerian military.

This was disclosed through a press release from the defence headquarters.

According to the statement, the troops laid ambush for the terrorists during a mop up operation in the area, killing several of them and recovering weapons and other equipment from them. The precise number of casualty could however not be ascertained.

The military also destroyed cars with improvised explosive devices belonging to the Islamist extremist group. Other items recovered include an  armoured car, sophisticated guns, and some machine Guns.

In a similar development, troops in Konduga successfully outwitted the terrorist attacks on Sunday, January 25, 2015.

Unfortunately, some of the soldiers however died in the operation while those who sustained injury were taken to the hospital for treatment.

Meanwhile, the 24 hour curfew will be lifted as soon as mopping operation is concluded. Normal activities begins from 6 am tomorrow, Monday, January 26, 2015.

Normalcy has been restored in Maiduguri and Konduga as military operation continues.




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