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Angry Military Troops Kills 64 Boko Haram members In Yobe

The high command of the Armed Forces of Nigeria, (AFN), on Thursday, said that no fewer than 64 terrorists of the Boko Haram and the Islamic State of the West Africa Province, (ISWAP), were killed during an encounter with troops in Yobe state within the week.

Major General John Enenche, Coordinator of the Defence Media Operations, (CDMO), who disclosed this while briefing Defence Correspondents in Abuja, on military operations nationwide from January 7 to 13, also warned against acquiring fertilizers for sinister purposes by criminal elements in the country.

General Enenche told journalists that on January 9, 2021, troops of the newly launched subsidiary Operation TURA TAKAI BANGO had contact and engaged some marauding Boko Haram criminal elements at Gujba Local Government of Yobe State.

“During the encounter, 28 terrorists were neutralized and several others escaped with gunshot wounds, while one gun truck and several arms and ammunition were recovered”, he said.

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