Photos: Nigerian Military Kill 300 Boko Haram Members, Captures Their Weapons

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The Nigerian military has released a statement stating that about 300 Boko Haram members were killed in two days of Nigerian military operation to clear 11 communities in the North East. The Defence HQ also shared photos of the militants and weapons they captured. See the photos and press statement below…

Press statement below…

Mpping up operation of some of the communities where terrorists have been cleared in the course of ongoing air and land operations against terrorists has indicated massive casualty inflicted on them within the last two days of the counter terrorists operations. Over 300 terrorists were killed while a few were also captured. Several weapons and equipment were also captured and some destroyed.

It has been confirmed that that 5 different types of armoured fighting vehicles, an anti-aircraft gun, about 50 cases of packed bombs and 8 different types of Machine Guns, 5 Rocket Propelled Grenade, 49 boxes of various types and calibres of ammunition as well as 300 motorcycles destroyed in the fighting. A total of 6 Hilux vehicles including those mounted with anti-aircraft guns were also destroyed.

However, 2 soldiers lost their lives while 10 others were wounded in the course of the operation. The cordon and search operations is continuing along with aggressive patrols by troops who are now dominating the cleared communities such as Monguno, Gabchari, Abba Jabari, Zuntur, Gajigana, Gajiram, Damakar, Kumaliwa, Bosso Wanti, Jeram and Kabrisungul.

The various phases of the highly coordinated air and land operations is also ongoing in the designated theaters being handled by contingents involved in the renewed counter terrorism campaign in and outside Nigeria.

CHRIS OLUKOLADE Major General Director Defence Information

20 COMMENTS

  1. march on, Nigerian soldiers! u cede ur type and lives to protect ur fellow citizens who most of the times, disregard ur effort. the Lord is ur strength, and u’ll keep being in our prayers all day long. may God preserve ur lives….come what may, you are the best in Africa. move on!

  2. If Jega says the general elections were postponed cos the military wasn’t available to provide security, now we are seeing the fruits. GOD BLESS THE NIGERIAN MILITARY.
    I wish all Nigerians will see this truth and give President Goodluck another chance.

  3. Kudos to the Nigeria Millitary! God is your strenght, may he guide u all during this fight to eradicate all the Bokos, and may God also lead you in the right path to apprehend the boko haram’s sponsorers. For the two soldiers and all others that lost their lives, rest in peace.. I’m sure their souls will rejoice on account of victory.. The menace must end! Long Live Nigeria… Long Live GEJ

  4. Why must it be now GEJ is fighting back BH Since all this year’s of damage . Oh all coz of front coming Election Nigerian Pls Vote wisely Gbamm!!!

  5. This is what apc and buhari will not be happy about nigerian soldiers killing boko haram members and taking back those territories, they have been using it as campaign tools. Welldone our military, may the soul of those that died rest in power

  6. May God be praised. Thanks to Nigerian army, may d soul of those dat lost their lives rest in d lord (Power) live long GEJ.

  7. May God preserve and strenghten you for the more victory ahead. May God arrest the strong power of the bokoharam and bring back peace to our great country. God bless you our military and soldiers, God bless GEJ, God bless Nigeria.

  8. Great if and a wellcome development, but sound to me also a sign that; why now when he know he can do it before. Why after distruction and lost of many lives?

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