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Troops kill suspected terrorists, recover arms in Borno, Katsina raids



Troops of the Nigerian Army have killed some suspected terrorists and recovered arms in Borno and Katsina States.

The Nigerian Army disclosed this in a post on its official X handle on Wednesday.

The operations, according to the army, were carried out on identified Boko Haram and Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) enclaves within the Gori general area in the Gwoza local government area of Borno State.

The force added that the troops successfully killed one terrorist, rescued several cattle, and recovered two AK-47 rifles, 38 rounds of 7.62 mm special ammunition, AK-47 Magazines, one Improvised Explosive Device (IED), and one motorcycle.

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“In Katsina State, an offensive on terrorist camps led to the killing of two of the criminals at Garin Rinji general area in Batsari LGA.

“The gallant troops overwhelmed the insurgents with superior firepower, destroyed several hideouts, and recovered two motorcycles and 25 rustled livestock during the operation.

“Troops are still sustaining offensive operations to clear terrorists in the general area,” it added.

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