A notorious Boko Haram kingpin and two other sect members known for terrorising Sabon Gari and Damboa, in Borno, have been killed by Nigerian troops on patrol on Sunday.
According to Army spokesman, Colonel Sani Usman “troops recovered an AK-47 rifle with its magazine, 43 rounds of 7.62mm Special Ammunition, 1 Grinding Machine and 5 Dane Guns. Other items recovered include 7 Motorcycles,21 bags of grains and 2 Boko Haram terrorists flags hoisted.
”In a related development today, troops of 7 Division Garrison on patrol at Mainari village in Mafa Local Government Area had an encounter with Boko Haram terrorists. The encounter led to the killing of 9 terrorists and recovery of weapons which includes 4 AK-47 and 1 Pump Action Gun. The patrol teams have continued to dominate the respective areas.”