Aftermath of the mop up activities by the military against Boko Haram terrorists who attacked Maiduguri and Konduga, Borno State has learnt that another 53 terrorists were killed as they opened fire on troops combing the bushes.
Several machine guns and anti-aircraft guns, as well as, improvised explosive devices were destroyed by the troops.
The source noted that “Health and emergency workers are having hectic challenges in evacuating terribly mangled corpses of the terrorists for mass burial.”
Meanwhile, a tweet on the Twitter handle of Defence Headquarters disclosed that a substantial number of heavy weapons have been recovered. It added unfortunately that Nigerian forces also recorded some casualty but that “troops and Air force patrol are still ongoing.”