Troops Kill 4 Boko Haram Fighters, Rescue 180 Hostages In Borno [Photos]

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Boko Haram Attack: Nigerian Army Recovers 21 More Bodies

The troops of the 7 Division Garrison and 112 Battalion in collaboration with some Civilian JTF have slaughtered 5 Boko Haram terrorists and rescued 180 persons during mop up operations conducted at Menari, Bulamari, Zangebe, Maafa, Mijigine, Baale and Kaltaram villages in Mafa Local Government Area.

READ ALSO: 76 Starving Boko Haram Fighters Surrender To Nigerian Military

Some hostages rescued by Troops from Boko Haram captivities
Some hostages rescued by Troops from Boko Haram captivities

Confirming the success achieved, the spokesperson of the Army, Colonel Sani Usman, said the troops’ morale remained high as they continued the onslaught against Boko Haram.

A slain Boko Haram member
A slain Boko Haram member

This is just as reports are emerging that the leader of the heinous death society, Abubakar Shekau may have surrendered to the superior power of the county’s military.

READ ALSO: Boko Haram May Have Lied About Allegiance To ISIS

Troops rescue 180 hostages, kill Boko Haram terrorists
Troops rescue 180 hostages, kill Boko Haram terrorists

An eight-minute video, which is now trending on social media and YouTube, captures Shekau holding a rifle beside one of the black flags associated with ISIS and then urging his followers to “surrender to save themselves”.

READ ALSO: Report Says Boko Haram Kingpin, Shekau Urged Members To Surrender To Nigeria

However, the video has been greeted from vantage points as analysts and viewers cued that a man who wants to surrender would not carry arms on his shoulders as was seen on the video.

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