Troops kill 42 B/Haram mil­i­tants

Daily Trust - - NEWS - By Ron­ald Mu­tum

The Nige­rian Army says troops on counter in­sur­gency op­er­a­tions in Kukawa LGA of Borno State killed 42 Boko Haram mil­i­tants in Gan­gere vil­lage on Tues­day.

A state­ment from army spokesman Colonel Sani Us­man said troops swooped on the mil­i­tants fol­low­ing con­firmed in­tel­li­gence re­port on the con­ver­gence and mass­ing up of dis­lodged Boko Haram mil­i­tants at Gan­gere vil­lage in Kukawa to carry out at­tacks on some iso­lated com­mu­ni­ties.

He said 38 women and 42 chil­dren held cap­tive were res­cued.

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