The Nigerian military has killed 75 Boko Haram militants and recovered heavy artillery fire in three days.
Three soldiers were killed and four others were injured, according to a statement issued by Brigadier General Benard Onyeko on Tuesday.
During the skirmishes between Wednesday, October 28 and Saturday, October 31, the Lafiya Dole forces managed to seize four self-propelled barges and three anti-aircraft guns and other heavy weapons.
In addition, the statement commended the troops “for their commitment and professionalism since its inception”.
On Sunday, Boko Haram militants killed at least seven people in an attack on Takulashe village in Chibok Local Government Area of Borno State.
Lafia Dole was formed to drive out Boko Haram and its allies in northeastern Nigeria.
The conflict, which has been raging for more than 10 years, has killed more than 36,000 people, according to the United Nations and displaced millions.
Source: Naija News