Nigerian Army Crushes 23 Boko Haram members

23 Boko Haram members have been killed by Nigeria Army in the lake chad region - 

The army says they were killed during clearance operation in the region -

The region which has for long been dominated by the Boko Haram forces is gradually been taken oven by the Nigerian Army.

According to Texas Chukwu, director, army public relations, the operation was conducted by troops of 153 Task Force Battalion in conjunction with the support of its Cameroonian Defence Forces counterpart .



Nigerian Army says it neutrailised 23 Boko Haram and recovered weapons during its clearance operation in villages in the lake chad region. Brig.-Gen.

 Texas Chukwu, director, army public relations, who disclosed this in a statement in Maiduguri on Tuesday, June 12, said many terrorists escaped with gunshot injuries during the encounter with troops on Monday, June 11.

He stated that the operation was conducted by troops of 153 Task Force Battalion in conjunction with the support of its Cameroonian Defence Forces counterpart.

He listed items recovered during the operation to include six AK 47 rifles, two FN rifles, eight AK 47 rifle magazines, 33 rounds of 7.62 mm NATO ammunition, one link of 7.62mm NATO and two motorcycles.

He added that the troops had earlier cleared numerous villages in the lake chad region, including Bulakeisa, Tumbuma Babba, Abbaganaram and Dan Baure, among others.

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