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Troops Neutralise 38 terrorists as 1,199 surrender in 2 weeks

The Defence Headquarters said troops of Operation Hadin Kai have in the last two weeks killed no fewer than 38 Boko Haram/Islamic States West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists, including ISWAP leader, Bako.

Acting Director, Defence Media Operations, Brig.-Gen. Bernard Onyeuko, made this known on Thursday  in Abuja while giving an update on the operations of armed forces across the country between Oct. 14 and Oct. 28, 2021.

Onyeuko said a total of 11 criminal elements including terrorists, their informants and logistics suppliers were arrested, while five kidnapped civilians were rescued in the course of the operations.

He said the troops recovered 29 assorted weapons, 166 rounds of assorted ammunition. as well as, two gun trucks and 622 bags of fertiliser, used for the production of IEDs.

According to Onyeuko, some of these feats were recorded at Dar, Kumshe, Wulgo, Chabbol and Kijmatari villages in Borno State as well as locations along Ngala-Wulgo and Nguru-Kano roads.

Other locations were; Dikwa and Mafa villages as well as Ngama village in Yobe.

Onyeuko further said a total of 1,199 terrorists and their families, comprising 114 adult male, 312 adult female and 773 children, surrendered to troops at different locations in the North-East between Oct. 15 and Oct. 28.

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