Seven members of the Boko Haram sect are said to have been murdered by the Nigerian Army.

This was disclosed on Sunday, March 20, 2016 by Col. Sani Usman, who said the troops killed the terrorists in an ambush in the early hours of Sunday.

“Troops of 7 Brigade have ambushed and killed 7 Boko Haram terrorists at Dawashi early this (Sunday) morning.

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“The gallant troops that laid in wait at the terrorists suspected crossing point, engaged them on sight, killed the 7 terrorists.

The troops “recovered 1 Peugeot Station Wagon loaded with 2,010 litres of Premium Motor Spirit packed in 67 Jerri cans, uniforms, some materials and Improvised Explosive making Devices (IEDs).

“Others items recovered include, dry cell batteries, 1 AK-47 rifle, tools and fish,' the statement reads.