The Nigerian Army has said its Special Forces, supported by Nigeria Air Force aircraft, have killed about 40 Boko Haram terrorists.
Army kills 40 terrorists, recovers weapons
The army had on Monday carried out raids and attacks on Boko Haram camps in the zone, where a rocket-making factory was discovered and seized.
Defence Headquarters disclosed this in a statement, detailing the operations which occurred at the north east epicentre.
It said advancing troops of 154 Task Force Battalion of 29 Task Force Brigade, swept the insurgents' camp at Matali, Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State on Wednesday, Nov. 18, and seized weapons and improvised explosive making devices.
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