The troops of the Nigerian army has killed no fewer than nine members of the dreaded Boko Haram terrorists on Tuesday, May 11.
According to reports made available to newsmen on Wednesday, May 12, the terrorists were neutralized by troops of Operation Hadin Kai in Maiduguri, Borno State capital. Army spokesperson, Mohammed Yerima in a statement on Wednesday, May 12, said that the terrorists were countered by combined gallant troops in conjunction with the police, youth vigilante and hunters.
TrillerTunes understands that while nine were killed, some others escaped with bullet wounds in the counter attack.
The army statement reads: ”Troops of Operation HADIN KAI on Tuesday, 11 May 2021, foiled attempts by Boko Haram terrorists to attack an outskirt of Maiduguri, Borno State.
The terrorists, who tried to advance from the Aldawari axis, attempted to attack soft targets along Jiddari Polo, were countered by combined gallant troops in conjunction with the Nigerian Police, Youth Vigilante and hunters leading to terrorist withdrawal in disarray.” the statement added.
See photos from the operation below: