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General News of Tuesday, 16 March 2021

Source: www.mynigeria.com

Troops kill 41 Boko Haram terrorists, rescues 60, recovers sex enhancement drugs amongst others

Not less than 41 terrorists were killed by Nigerian troops along the Gulwa and Musuri Musuri in Gamboru Ngala Local Government Area of Borno State.

The news was confirmed by Director of Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Mohammed Yerima who said the gun battle lasted for 45 min in the early hours of Monday, March 15.

He added the troops recovered sophisticated weapons and rescued 60 elderly women and children who were in the terrorists’ captivity.

Items recovered from the insurgents include 12 AK47 rifles, 8 Fabric Nationale (FN) rifles, a motorcycle, 6 bicycles, mechanic toolboxes, a sewing machine, a large quantity of batteries used for making of Improvised Explosive Devices, and sex enhancement drugs amongst others.

The statement read;

“At Musuri, troops encountered elements of the terrorist group and swiftly engaged them in a firefight which lasted for about 45 minutes.

“With superior firepower, troops ultimately dominated the area after neutralizing 41 of the terrorists. They also recovered sophisticated weapons and rescued 60 elderly women and children who were in the terrorists’ captivity.”

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