By Tobias Lengnan Dapam
The Nigerian Military said its troops killed 51 terrorists and arrested 19 in Borno.
This is as 1,081 terrorists surrender with their families.
Speaking yesterday while giving update on the military operations in the country, Major Gen Bernard Onyeuko, Acting Director, Defence Media Operations, said the successes were recorded within the past two weeks.
He listed some of the locations and towns towns to include; Bama, Mafa, Pulka, Konduga, Gwoza, Mobbar and Dikwa LGAs of Borno State as well as Madagali LGA of Adamawa State.
“Troops operational efforts in the locations in the last 2 weeks, cumulatively resulted in the neutralization of a total 51 and arrest of 19 terrorists.
“Additionally, troops’ kinetic and non-kinetic operations have continued to drive the terrorists out of their camps into surrendering.
“Within this period in focus, a total of 1,081 terrorists and their families comprising 187 adult males, 326 adult females and 568 children surrounded to own troops at different locations of the theatre. The surrendered terrorists were properly profiled and handed over to appropriate authorities for necessary actions.
“Also, a total of 122 assorted arms and 1,499 rounds of different calibres of ammunitions were recovered, while a total of 8 gun trucks of the terrorists were destroyed.”