Military reports 300 terrorists killed in Bornofrom OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria
LAGOS, (CAJ News) – NIGERIA military says it has killed more than 300 terrorists over the past two days during operations in the Borno State.
Chris Olukolade, Director of Defence Information, said mopping up
operation of some of the communities where terrorists had been cleared in the course of ongoing air and land operations against terrorists had indicated massive casualty inflicted on them.
“Over 300 terrorists were killed while a few were also captured,” he said in a statement.
Several weapons and equipment such as cars were also captured and some destroyed.
However, two soldiers lost their lives while 10 others were wounded in the course of the operation.
The cordon and search operations is continuing along with aggressive patrols by troops who are now dominating the cleared communities such as Monguno, Gabchari, Abba Jabari, Zuntur, Gajigana, Gajiram, Damakar, Kumaliwa, Bosso Wanti, Jeram and Kabrisungul.
“The various phases of the highly coordinated air and land operations is also ongoing in the designated theatres being handled by contingents involved in the renewed counter terrorism campaign in and outside Nigeria,” Olukolade said.
– CAJ News
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