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Troops kill 37 Boko Haram militants, recover weapons

The Nigerian Army has killed 37 suspected members of Boko Haram in Borno in a recent raid.

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The Army said troops of 27 Task Force Brigade on Operation Gwuiwa killed the insurgents at Ajigin, Borno State and recovered three AK-47 rifles.

The Army spokesman, Colonel Sani Usman said the troops carried out clearance operations on the terrorists' hideouts at Ajigin, Golgore, Njibulla, Doksa 1, 2 and 3 villages located at southern parts of Borno State.

Usman said: “During the operation, they neutralized 37 Boko Haram terrorists at Ajigin and recovered three AK-47 rifles.

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“Unfortunately, a vigilante group member lost his life while six soldiers were wounded during the clearance operation. The corpses of the late vigilante and the wounded soldiers have been evacuated,” Usman said.

Usman also disclosed that the troops captured one terrorist named Musa Jubril and one female believed to be his sex slave in captivity by the sects and recovered eight Motorcycles, stored raw foodstuffs and beddings.

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