Friday, 11 December 2015

Friday, December 11, 2015 Graphic photos: Troops kill Boko Haram members, rescue 210 captiv


Friday, December 11, 2015

Graphic photos: Troops kill Boko Haram members, rescue 210 captives

During an attack on Boko Haram members in Furkati village, Geidam Local Government Area in Borno state yesterday December 10th, 5 Boko Haram terrorists were killed while 4 AK-47 rifles were recovered from them. In a related development, troops responded to a tip off on Boko Haram terrorists’ besiege on Ejilije, Bulagaije-lari, Bulagaije-Adamde and Ajiri villages and holding the inhabitants captives.

The terrorists fled the areas before the arrival of the soldiers. The team found and rescued 210 persons, comprising of mostly elderly men, women and children who have been safely evacuated to an Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp.

The rescued persons said that they were brought there by the terrorists from various villages to be used as human shield in case if advancing troops of the Nigerian Army came to attack the Boko Haram terrorists. Items recovered in the sect members camp includes 1 Machine Gun barrel, 4 loaded magazines of G3 rifles, 4 Dane guns and some quantities of 7.62mm ammunitions, as well as empty canisters of Mortar bombs and a bandoleer.

See graphic photos of the terrorist killed and weapons recovered...


Nigerian troops of 28 Task Force Brigade in a joint effort with the Nigerian Air Force, destroyed Boko Haram camps along Bitta and Damboa axis and in the process rescued 61 persons abducted earlier and held captive by the Boko Haram terrorists. The rescued persons were mainly women and children.
The troops also recovered 2 Dane guns after an encounter with the terrorists at Langaran Fulani and also killed 4 terrorists and arrested one. In a related development, the 25 Task Force Brigade cleared Boko Haram terrorists camps at Nwalemer, Mallemiri and Bale as well as in Tripkwopta and Gidan Gachi in Gwoza axis yesterday November 11th.

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