Troops Raid Boko Haram Hideout In Borno, Kill 58 Terrorists

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The Nigerian Army has announced that its troops deployed to Borno state have slaughtered 58 Boko Haram terrorists during a mop up operation to rid the insurgents from their hideout in Musari.

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Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman

This was made known in a statement on Tuesday by the Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman, who also lamented that the troops lost a soldier in the fierce encounter.

He said, “In continuation with the clearance of the remnants of the Boko Haram terrorists, troops of 153 Task Force Brigade, 5 Brigade had an encounter with terrorists at Musari village on Monday.

“During the clearance operations, a soldier paid the supreme price, while the troops killed 58 terrorist and recovered 2 hand grenades, 52 motorcycles, and several bags of foodstuffs such as beans, onions, sweet potatoes and guinea corn, as well as cartons of fish.”

Bear in mind, the Islamic group – which has caused havoc in Africa’s most populous country through a wave of bombings, assassinations and abductions – is fighting to overthrow the government and create an Islamic state.

READ ALSO: Boko Haram Pledges Allegiance To ISIS?

The ferocious death cult yearn to promote a version of Islam which makes it “haram”, or forbidden, for Muslims to take part in any political or social activity associated with Western society.


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