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Soldiers kill 19 terrorists, rescue 67 prisoners in Borno

This was disclosed via a statement released by the Acting Director of Public Relations at Army Headquarters,Colonel Sani Usman.

Nigerian soldiers on anti-Boko Haram operation in Borno State

The troops also rescued 67 hostages of the sect during the operation which occurred in Dalori.

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This was disclosed via a statement released by the Acting Director of Public Relations for the Army Headquarters,Colonel Sani Usman.

The statement reads:

“Elements of 22 Brigade Garrison carried out clearing operation at Dalore camp on Sunday in which they killed 19 Boko Haram terrorists among whom was Ameer of Dalori”

“The troops also captured 2 AK-47 Rifles, 1 Small Machine Gun and 1 Hand Grenade and recovered 4 pickup vehicles. The troops also rescued 67 hostages from the terrorists. The freed hostages are undergoing screening at Internally Displaced Persons in Dikwa.”

“Unfortunately, during the operation the troops Mine Resistant Anti-Personnel (MRAP) vehicle ran into an Improvised Explosive Device and had a damaged tyre.”

Troops also killed a Boko Haram suicide bomber in Borno on Saturday, March 19, 2016.

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