Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) Nigerian Army troops have killed many terrorists once again in clearance operations in Borno.
Coordinator, Operations in the Defense Media, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche in a statement in Abuja on Thursday said Army Super Camp 11 Gambouru troops were neutralizing 12 Boko Haram terrorists (BHTs) under Sector 1 of OPLD, while on clearance operation in Mudu City on May 24.
He added that the troops also rescued 241 persons in captivity of the terrorists comprising 105 women and 136 children.
Four flags of terrorists from Boko Haram, a motorcycle, two motorcycles, an amplifier and two sewing machines were recovered during the operation.
Enenche revealed that a prominent Boko Haram soldier, Malam Adamu Yahaya, Alias Saad Karami, who led the last troop assault in the town of Baga and took part in attacks on Metele, Mairari, Bindiram, Kangarwa and Shetimari (Niger Republic) also surrendered to 242 Battalion troops in Monguno.
The 51-battalion troops also neutralized another group of attackers, including some suicide bombers, on Tuesday.
According to him, the troops have successfully neutralized the terrorists who were on 10 Gun Trucks trying to assault the positions of the troops at Banki Junction and Firgi in the local government area of Bama.