Army neutralises 5 terrorists, recover weapons in Borno

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said it had nutrialised five Boko Haram insurgents in separate operations in Bama Local Government Areas (LGA) of Borno.

Brig.-Gen. Texas Chukwu, Director, Army Public Relations, who disclosed this in a statement in Maiduguri, said the insurgents were eliminated in Kote and Bula Dadobe communities in the LGA.

Chukwu said joint operations, titled “Operation RAINBOW 15” which was conducted between Saturday Sept. 15 and Sunday Sept. 16, came on the heels of the discovery of makeshift bases, established by the terrorists in Yabiri Kote and Bula Dadode from where they launched attacks on villages in Cameroon and Nigeria.


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