By Tobias Lengnan Dapam

The Nigerian Military said its troops have killed 31 terrorists and arrested 71 in Borno and Yobe States.

Speaking on Thursday, in Abuja, while giving update on the military operations in the country, Brigadier General, Benard Onyeuko, Acting Director, Defence Media Operations, said the operations took place
from 29 October to 11 November, 2021.

He said the 71 arrested included 2 women logistics suppliers; Mrs Aisha Umar 19 years with a child of (2 years) and Mrs Kaltumi Bakura 20 years all resident at IDP Camp in Bama.

“Also, a total of 122 assorted weapons were recovered. Additionally, a total of 97 kidnapped civilians were rescued, while a total of 1,186 of BHT elements and their families comprising 226 adult males, 406 adult females and 555 children surrendered to own troops at different locations in Borno State.

“Some of these operations were executed at different locations in Borno and Yobe States, including; Rann, Dalayazara, Gwange Kura, Bam Buratai, Makintakuri and Muduvi villages as well as Marte – Dikwa and Buni Yadi – Jauro Bashir roads.

“All recovered items have been handed appropriately and rescued victims reunited with their families, while arrested and surrendered terrorists have been profiled and handed over to appropriate authorities for further action.”

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