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Nigerian Army kills 10 Boko Haram insurgents, recovers 52 Cows, other items

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The Nigerian Army has today, Thursday disclosed that it killed 10 Boko Haram insurgents in a clearance operations in Marte Local Government Area of  Borno.

Spokesman  of the 8 Task Force Division, Col. Timothy Atigha, in a statement issued in Maiduguri said the troops also recovered bicycles and cows from the insurgents.

He revealed further that the troops launched  two separate attacks against  the insurgents at Maza, Danari and Mowo villages of Marte and Monguno Local Government Areas.

“In continuation of ongoing efforts to deny terrorists freedom of action in its area of responsibility, troops of the 8 Task Force Division have neutralised 10 terrorists in Maza village of Marte Local Government Area of the state.

“The terrorists fell into an ambush laid by troops at about 9: 00 p.m.  on Tuesday  as they attempted to sneak back into their swampy hideouts in the Lake Chad Basin.

” The troops also recovered 52 rustled cows from the insurgents at Danari and Mowo villages in Monguno Local Government Area,” he said.

Atigha said that the troops recovered 10 bicycles, carts and  food items.

He disclosed  that  the  insurgents had resorted to bicycles and carts as means of transportation due to the  intensified offensive of the military  against the insurgents.

(NAN)

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