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The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, said the air component of “Operation Ruwan Wuta II” hit a “mass gathering” of Boko Haram terrorists in their hideout at Sambisa forest area of Borno State.
The Nigerian Army on Saturday said its troops killed three Boko Haram insurgents at Dure village in Gwoza local government area of Borno.
The wife of the Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, may have been killed in air raids carried out by the Nigerian Air Force, NAF, an official has said.
The United Nations has said in spite of efforts by the Nigerian military to contain the menace of terrorism in the North-east, three local government areas in Borno State still remain completely inaccessible to aid workers as a result of the threat posed by the Boko Haram sect.
The Nigerian Army has urged the public not to panic about rumours that the troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole had an encounter with terrorists of the Islamic State in the North-East, during which 30 soldiers were allegedly killed.
Troops of the Nigerian army have in different operations in parts of Borno state killed four Boko Haram fighters plotting to carry out suicide bombing attacks on camps for internally displaced persons, IDPs, officials have said.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said on Thursday that it has destroyed several Boko Haram terrorists camps in Borno state with its just concluded exercise, code named “Operation RUWAN WUTA”.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, said, the command in Maiduguri would be handing over six (6) repentant Boko Haram Terrorists in its custody to the Nigerian military.
The Nigerian military yesterday, said that a total of 68 Boko Haram terrorists, had in the last three weeks surrendered to the military and denounced terrorism.
The Nigerian Air Force neutralized hundreds of Boko Haram Terrorists in Garin Maloma area in Sambisa Forest.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, says the main thrust of the military operations in the North-East is the decapitation of all the remaining terrorists’ factions.
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