The Army has killed Boko Haram insurgents in clearance operations in Borno State.
A statement by the Director of Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Chukwu Texas, added that two AK-47 rifles and 147 animals were recovered and returned to their owners.
The statement said: “Troops of Sector 3 on Operation Lafiya Dole, in conjunction with 82 Task Force Battalion, following a tip off embarked on a long range clearance and link up patrol resulting in the killing of many Boko Haram terrorists in Gesada, Guzamala Local Government Area Borno State.
“The terrorists met their end when they came to the village to extort money and rustle livestock. Two AK-47 rifles and 147 livestock were recovered.
“The animals were returned to their owners in Matasari after proper screening and confirmation by the Bulama and Civilian Joint Task Force in Jentilo, Kukawa Local Government Area.”