Pulse.ng logo
Go

Boko Haram Troops kill 5 suspected terrorists in Borno

The Boko Haram sect members were shot when they tried to steal some food items from the village.

  • Published:
A Nigerian soldier patrols in the town of Banki in northeastern Nigeria on April 26, 2017. Banki has been totally destroyed during battles between the Nigerian army and Boko Haram insurgents. Over 32,000 people live in the town but free movement is limited. play

A Nigerian soldier patrols in the town of Banki in northeastern Nigeria on April 26, 2017. Banki has been totally destroyed during battles between the Nigerian army and Boko Haram insurgents. Over 32,000 people live in the town but free movement is limited.

(AFP)

Troops waging war against Boko Haram have killed five suspected terrorists in Mussini village, Borno State.

The Boko Haram sect members were shot when they tried to steal some food items from the village.

According to Daily Post, troops of 3 Battalion, 22 Brigade ambushed the sect members after receiving a tip-off.

The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, in a statement, said “Weapons recovered from the insurgents were one AK-47 rifle, one AK-47 magazine, three rounds of 7.62mm ammunition, 27 bicycles, 10 machetes and one dagger.”

ALSO READ: Multiple bomb blasts rock IDP camp in Maiduguri

Meanwhile, four female suicide bombers detonated their bombs after they were detected by vigilante members at a border town near Cameroon.

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Nigeria?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +2349055172167, Social Media @pulsenigeria247: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulse.ng. More information here.

X
Advertisement