Troops Kill 37 Boko Haram Terrorists, Rescue 20 Hostages In Borno

Boko Haram killedTroops of 7 Division Garrison, 112 Battalion and Army Headquarters Strike Group on Friday killed many Boko Haram Terrorists and recovered their weapons while clearing the sect members’ camp in Kotokuma, Dikwa Local Government Area of Borno state.
The acting Director, Army Public Relations, Sani Usman, who made this known in a statement, said that the terrorists’ camp was equipped with medical facility, Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) factory, fuel dump, mechanical workshop, generators and several water points.
Usman, a Colonel, further stated that the troops destroyed 3 vehicles laden with IEDs meant for suicide bombings at an unknown location and killed 37 terrorists.
The statement reads: “The troops also recovered 12 vehicles, 27 motorcycles, 9 AK-47 rifles, 2 Fabrique Nationale rifles, fabricated rocket bomb and a Sniper rifle.
“Other items recovered include 4 Dane Guns, solar panels and other household items. In addition to that, they also rescued 20 persons held hostage by the terrorists”.
The statement added that two soldiers unfortunately, sustained battle wounds and have been evacuated to 7 Division Hospital where they are currently receiving medical care.