26th January, 2015
Coordinated ground and air mop up activities by military personnel in the aftermath of diversionary terrorists attacks on Maiduguri and Konduga in Borno led to the destruction of dozens of more terrorists.
This information was contained in a statement issued by Defence Headquarters on Monday in Abuja.
The statement disclosed that substantial number of heavy weapons had been captured, in addition to the number of terrorists that died in the night fighting until Monday morning.
It added Nigerian forces also recorded some casualty “but troops and Air Force patrol are still ongoing,” the statement read.